INCIDENT 26/2021 – MAY 30TH SUN. 21.42 – INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

As team members were leaving Pen y ghent, NYP advised that two walkers (f, f) on the Three Peaks Walk had reported themselves lost but uninjured on Ingleborough and with daylight fading. NYP’s Force Control Room staff were able to provide a location, which translated as being between Gaping Gill and Bar Pot, above Clapham. While most members who had been on Pen y ghent waited at CRO Base in…

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 13/2021 – Apr. 18th Sun. 19.25 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A family walking the Three Peaks split up, unintentionally, when the parents were too slow for their son (15) coming off Whernside. They decided not to continue the walk and sent for a taxi, only becoming aware that their son was continuing when the taxi driver told them that someone of his description had asked the way to Ingleborough. Back in Horton in Ribblesdale, they keyed 999 and expressed their…