Covid-19 – Latest Position Statement from Cave Rescue Organisation 13th May 2020 (updated 18th May 2020)

Hello, we hope everyone is safe and well – BCRC (British Cave Rescue Council) has now issued it’s latest guidance for cavers and mine explorers. The message is in line with the statement issued by CNCC (Council for Northern Caving Clubs). CRO’s role is not to police the fells, and our messaging so far has been aimed solely at reducing the risk not only to individuals, but importantly to our…

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Resources for Children

The CRO web-site now has some small contributions to keeping your children occupied, while you are locked down/up/in with them, against everyone’s will.😁 Fun cartoons, colouring page, maze, quiz and crossword are all there. if you have similar activities about safety in the outdoors, and you would like to share them, feel free to send them to secretary@cro.org.uk You’ll find the resources at https://cro.org.uk/cro-resources-for-children/ TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 98/2019 – Dec. 10th. Tue. 15.19hrs – Pennine Way, Jackdaw Hill, Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Incident

A walker reported that his companion (m) had developed hypothermia on the Pennine Way  ‘2 miles’ north of Horton in Ribblesdale. He had been trying to carry his large dog, which was in a similar state of collapse. When team members arrived, the casualty and dog were in a group shelter and recovering. All were transported back to their car, in Horton. It seems that they had walked from Horton…

INCIDENT 82/2019 – Sep 22nd. Sun. 18.20hrs – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A family asked for help in finding their two dogs, missing on Whernside.  One dog had taken a tumble down the steep slope and into the mist, from near the summit.  The other had chased after it and, while both could be heard barking, they could not be seen. Three team members joined one of the adults in searching for the dogs and visiting local farms, but found nothing. Soon…