INCIDENT 45/2020 – Aug.3rd Mon. 23.01hrs – Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

Four Three Peaks walkers (all f) called NYP, saying that they were ‘lost’ on the descent from Ingleborugh towards Horton in Ribblesdale, despite being able to describe the signpost on their path (‘Horton 2 miles’) and provide a ten-figure grid reference. However, as they had only one torch and rapidly declining phone batteries, the Duty Controller decided to have them picked up where they were, rather than have them wandering…

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…