ALERT only 13th Fri. 16.06 – WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ALERT No 2 of 2022

Concern was expressed for a walker, described as ‘struggling’ on the steps coming off Whernside. His wife had expected to meet him at the Station Inn, Ribblehead, but ten minutes after the CRO duty controller was alerted, he spoke to the walker who had just phoned his wife to say he was in Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 0.25 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

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…

ALERT Only – Dec. 31st Fri. 13.09 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 11 of 2021

CRO were called to assist a walker who had reported himself stranded in high winds on Whernside. Further investigation by CRO team leaders and use of a computer based “phone find” tool placed the walker on Great Whernside, near Kettlewell and not on the “3-peaks” Whernside within CRO’s operational area. The incident was handed over to our neighbours, Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA), who brought the situation to a…

ALERT Only – Dec. 11th Sat. 20.11 – Sell Gill Holes, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 10 of 2021

Four cavers (all m, early twenties) were reported overdue on a trip into Sell Gill Holes. Team members were put on stand-by while the duty controller made enquiries, but the reporting person soon told him that two of the party were out of the hole, the other two were de-tackling the route out and all were safe. Team members were thanked and stood down. It seems that the group’s exit…