NEW, SIMPLE, SAFETY ADVICE VIDEOS FOR DALES VISITORS

As readers of the CRO annual incident report, Rescue ’22, may recall, some of our members have been working with colleagues from the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association and volunteers from Mosaic (the organisation which aims to connect people from diverse communities with the outdoors) to produce a series of simple, short (max 2 minutes each) safety videos to be posted on YouTube. These can now be found on Mosaic’s YouTube…

Photo from camera found at the Ingleton Waterfalls

Do you recognise her? We don’t usually post photographs which would identify people, but this is from a camera found when members did the Extreme Litter Pick at the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, a few weeks ago. The camera was ruined (filled with grit, mud and water) but we recovered the SD card and would like to return it. The photos were all taken on 5th June 2021. If you recognise…

INCIDENT 49/2022 JUN 30th THU. 12.09 PATH TO GORDALE SCAR, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – AMBULANCE ASSIST

YAS asked for CRO’s assistance when a visitor (m, 64) was suspected of having a stroke, then fell over the low wall by the path approaching Gordale Scar. Team members had just set off when they were stood down, with YAS believing there was vehicular access. The decision was soon reversed, but as the first member arrived on scene she discovered that members of the public were helping paramedics to…

RESCUE COVER FOR THREE PEAKS RACE  SATURDAY 30th APRIL

Fifteen team members provided rescue cover for the annual Three Peaks Race, clocking up over 120 volunteer hours, over the day . They based themselves mainly in Horton in Ribblesdale, but with one on Pen y ghent summit and two each on Whernside and Ingleborough summits, co-operating with race marshals and RAYNET radio operators to ensure the safety of the runners. One (anonymous) runner was reported to be injured, but…