INCIDENT 17/2020 – May. 8th. Fri. 15.12hrs – North of Bruntscar, Chapel le Dale, Mountain Incident

The team were tasked by North Yorkshire Police to a walker (M,+/-29) suffering from a leg injury struggling to walk ‘somewhere just north of Bruntscar’. Despite having a good phone signal (according to the walker when he made the call), the duty controller was unable to make contact with him to establish his precise location. To minimise risk to team members, a single team member responded to try and identify…

INCIDENT 95/2019 – Nov. 12th. Tue. 17.45hrs – Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A lone Three Peaks walker (m, 30) reported himself lost on Ingleborough, but otherwise unharmed. Before calling the CRO Duty Controller, North Yorkshire Police were able to establish that the misper was on Simon Fell Breast, a little way below the footpath to Horton in Ribblesdale. One member ran up onto the hill from Newby Cote, while others set off, by team Land Rover, to go to a point on…

INCIDENT 61/2019 – July 26th. Fri. 13.41hrs – Whernside, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

In warm and humid conditions, a Three Peaks walker (m, 39) became exhausted – unable either to walk or to stand – and experienced occasional cramps on the approach to the summit ridge of Whernside. Despite being given drinks and energy food, his situation did not improve and, after half an hour, his companions rang 999. North Yorkshire Police passed the request for help to CRO. Although the party was…

INCIDENT 60/2019 – July 25th. Thu. 19.16hrs – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

In extremely hot and humid weather, a Three Peaks walker (m, 31) suffered prolonged and incapacitating cramp in one leg, reportedly on the summit of Ingleborough. Because of communication problems, it was not possible to confirm his party’s location, so a small, fast group of team members ran up from Crina Bottom, with first aid kit and drinks. While they were en route, the casualty party’s position was confirmed as…