INCIDENT 22/2021 – MAY 29TH SAT. 23.26 – THREE PEAKS WALK , NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

The proprietrix of a hotel in Wharfedale expressed concern that two residents who had left to start the Three Peaks at 07.30, saying they would return for dinner by 20.00, had not returned. With no knowledge of their car make or registration mark or their intended start-point and route, then no response to Phonefind, two team members set off to check car-parking sites. As they were doing this, a third…

ALERT Only -May 1st Sat. 23.30 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 3 of 2021

UWFRA forwarded an alert from North Yorkshire Police regarding two Three Peaks walkers who had become separated from a bigger group after losing the path on Ingleborough. Reportedly, they had made their 999 call from a mobile phone with 1% battery. When the Duty Controller called the Force Control Room, the group had just called back to say that all were re-united and on their way home. Volunteer Hours: 0.5…

INCIDENT 75/2020 – Nov. 1st Sun. 17.55 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Three Three Peaks walkers were reported to be struggling near the summit of Ingleborough in heavy rain, high winds and minimal visibility. When they and their former companions, now down at the finish in Horton, phoned North Yorkshire Police, Force Control Room staff placed them on Simon Fell Breast, although the ‘lost’ group had stated that they were not on a path. Team members, working in minimal visibility, covered access…

INCIDENT 71/2020 – Oct. 13th Tue. 20.01 – Scar Close, Chapel le Dale, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

A group of five walkers (m 48; m, f, f, f, all 20/21), having started the Three Peaks Walk in Horton in Ribblesdale at 04.00, reached Chapel le Dale at 16.00, then climbed Ingleborough as their last peak, but reported themselves lost on the descent. NYP established that they were in the area of Keld Bank / Scar Close, on the Chapel le Dale side of the hill. A small…