INCIDENT 20/2019 – Apr. 19th. Fri. 17.56hrs – Whernside Summit, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a 3 peaks walker with severe recurring cramp, whose companions were unable to get walking again. A team with a stretcher were sent to the casualties location at the summit, but were able to get the casualty walking, and with support he was able to walk down to Bruntscar. From there he was delivered to the groups support vehicle at the…

Alert only – Mar. 11th Mon. 20.30hrs – Three Peaks, North Yorkshire – Alert only

The team were contacted about concerns for a walker doing the 3 peaks who was 2 hours overdue, having not returned home at the expected time, and had also not responded to messages to his phone. Whilst initial enquiries were being made, the walker made contact, having been delayed by winter conditions on the tops, and guiding two other walkers who were unsure of the route.   Volunteer hours: 15…

INCIDENT 53/2018 – Aug. 14th Tue. 17.01hrs – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A woman reported that her daughter, undertaking the 3 Yorkshire Peaks alone, was stuck ‘near a steep drop’, ‘somewhere on Ingleborough’, with a failing phone battery. With thick cloud limiting visibility to about 5 metres, the walker had lost confidence and was unable to find her way off, having only a guide book for directions. Phone find technology failed to locate the walkers position, so a full search was initiated,…

Incident 70/2017 – Sep. 9th Sat. 19.48 – Simon Fell Breast, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A Three Peaks walker’s knees were reported to have ‘given way, on Ingleborough, 7 miles from Horton’. After some delay, while a more accurate location was identified, a small group of CRO members met the party (f, 37, 30, 40) and assisted them down to a team Land Rover. They were driven down to CRO Base, in Clapham, then collected by another member of their bigger sponsored walk group. Volunteer…