INCIDENT 64/2019 – Aug 4th. Sun. 11.04hrs – Winskill, Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A young person walking along a bridleway near to Catrigg Force fell and dislocated her knee cap. Possibly due to excitement caused by the arrival of Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA), the young person may have inadvertently straightened her leg and found that her knee cap had popped back into position. She was checked over by YAA and Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) paramedics before a short carry to an ambulance for…

INCIDENT 34/2019 – May 12th. Sun. 09.00hrs – Deepdale, Dent, Cumbria – Animal Incident

Two terrier dogs had disappeared into a narrow cave fissure and only one had come back out.The dog’s owner and others had already done much work in an attempt to locate the dog and requested the help of CRO. Several CRO team members spent a full day breaking boulders and removing rock from a very narrow cave passage in an attempt to get further in. By the end of the…

INCIDENT 23/2019 – Apr. 20th. Sat. 1520hrs – Near Manor Bridge, Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Just as the team were completing Incident 22, they were informed by the attending Ambulance crew that they had been diverted to a more serious incident elsewhere on the trail, and requested our assistance. A visitor (35, f) had collapsed with a serious medical condition whilst walking the waterfalls trail. Casualty care by was provided YAS and NWAA paramedics (who were also initially called for the previous call). After being…

New Guidelines issued for Yorkshire 3 Peaks Walkers and Organisers

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has agreed a new Code of Conduct for walkers undertaking the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge, with advice for walkers and event organisers. As the team who respond to the many calls we receive from participants on the Y3P, we strongly urge all event organisers to make sure that they pass the information on the first page to those taking part in their event, and…