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Warning — ‘Wretched Rabbit’, Easegill

CRO is not in the habit of issuing site-specific ‘health and safety’ warnings, however, Wretched Rabbit is  very popular, so cavers who have not seen the warning on www.ukcaving.com or discovered a notice at Bull Pot Farm, please be advised that the entrance to Wretched Rabbit is reported to be partially blocked by a boulder, with ‘two huge blocks that look ready to drop’.

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…