INCIDENT 78/2021 – OCTOBER 9th SAT. 13.20 – SWINE TAIL, INGLEBOROUGH, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Descending from Ingleborough towards Horton in Ribblesdale, a runner in the Three Peaks Race (m, 39) took a fall, sustaining a deep wound just below the left knee. The initial report suggested that he was on Simon Fell Breast, so two of the team members stationed on the summit descended to give assistance. Other team members, who were based on the event field, drove up from Selside to Nick Pot,…

INCIDENT 77/2021 – OCTOBER 9th SAT. 12.07 – LONG MIRES, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A runner in the Three Peaks Race (f, 50) sprained an ankle on the descent from Pen y ghent towards High Birkwith and was understood to be ‘one mile from Birkwith’. In the belief that she was on the Sell Gill to Greenfield bridleway, two team members drove the team’s Honda Pioneer along that route, but then Race Control was informed that she was just above High Birkwith Farm. Two…

INCIDENT 28/2019 – Apr. 27th. Sat. 14.20hrs – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A runner (M) competing in the 3 peaks fell race went missing after summiting Ingleborough in 11/12th place, concern was raised as he hadn’t arrived back in Horton within the expected time period and no sign of him on the descent. A small team were tasked to head up to Trow Gill and start a search from there. Whilst another team started to assemble at Horton, to search up towards…

INCIDENT 27/2019 – Apr. 27th. Sat. 13.26hrs – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Meanwhile another runner (M 30) competing in the 3 peaks fell race fell and became unconscious on the first steep descent of the summit. He suffered facial injuries and regained consciousness fairly quickly. A CRO member who was on the summit checked him over and radioed for more assistance, the party heading up Whernside diverted to this more serious incident. YAA arrived on scene soon after, he was assessed by…