ALERT Only    SAME DAY  21.13 – INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ALERT No 1 of 2022

A husband, waiting in Clapham car park for his wife and another Three Peaks walker to descend from Ingleborough, reported them overdue. With 20% battery on her phone, she had switched it off to save power, so it was not possible to contact her or use PhoneFind. Team members were asked to show their availability for a rapid search of potential routes, but before any further action was taken, the caller…

INCIDENT 16/2022 – MARCH 19th Sat 19.55 Park Fell, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Three Three Peaks walkers (m,33; m,32; m,31) reported themselves lost on Ingleborough. Information from the 999 operating company put them on Park Fell (They had turned left at the hand-gate above Humphrey Bottom.), then a CRO PhoneFind message had them descending towards Whit-a-Green, near Selside. An off-duty controller walked up towards the mispers’ lights, escorted them to his car and returned them to Horton. They had lights and adequate clothing,…

INCIDENT 82/2021 – OCTOBER 30th SAT. 22.57 RIBBLESDALE – DESCENT FROM INGLEBOROUGH, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A group of nine three peaks walkers reported that they had been lost for about two hours on the descent from Ingleborough. NYP provided the CRO duty controller with Lat/Long and advised that members of  the group were all very cold, running out of water and not appropriately dressed for the conditions, although they did have torches. A small group of local members, including one who had to walk only…

INCIDENT 71/2021 – SEPTEMBER 11th SAT. 20.52 – DESCENT FROM INGLEBOROUGH TOWARDS HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A group of five (1 x m, 4 x f; 22 – 41 y.o.) was reported ‘lost on the final peak’ of the Three Peaks Walk. Although NYP elicited their location at the time of the call (at the top of Sulber Nick), the duty controller was unable to get through to any of their three mobile phones, so was unable to guide them off the hill verbally. While one…