Alert only – Oct. 7th. Wed. 19.51hrs – Beecroft Hall, Horton in Ribblesdale – Alert No. 5 of 2020

The CRO Duty Controller was advised that a father and son had almost completed the Three Peaks walk, but that the father was unable to continue beyond an unoccupied farm. With a location confirmed by PhoneFind, the son agreed to continue and to return to the farm buildings with his car. He undertook to phone the Duty Controller when both were safe, in case any help was needed.  Some while…

INCIDENT 69/2020 – Oct. 3rd Sat. 19.48 – Three Peaks Walk – Mountain Incident

As a few team members were involved in incident no 68, a second call came in from a walker concerned about a group of five Three Peaks walkers (3 x m, 2 x f)  he believed to be cold and struggling on the descent from Ingleborough. They turned up in Horton with the misper from incident no 68 among them.  It seems that two had seen no 68 struggling on…

INCIDENT 65/2020 – Sep. 19th Sat. 21.04 hrs – Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A walker made a 999 call to North Yorkshire Police, saying that her companion had fallen and was injured, while they (f, f) were walking the Three Peaks. Before any more information could be passed, the call ceased and the NYP Force Control Room was unable to re-connect. All that was known was the phone network and the network’s approximation of the caller’s location – Simon Fell Breast, on the…

INCIDENT 62/2020 – Sep. 5th Sat. 20.55hrs – Southerscales Fell, Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

Two Three Peaks walkers (f, 36; f, 47) became detached from their five companions after climbing the temporary path diversion towards Ingleborough. They were reported as lost and with limited lighting. Having ascertained their position, using PhoneFind, the duty controller advised them to descend along a wall-side and sent two team members up to meet them. They were guided down to the road-head and re-united with their companions.  Volunteer hours:…