INCIDENT 51/2021 – JULY 19th MON. 14.51 – GATE COTE HILL, near RIBBLEHEAD, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f 64), enjoying a multi-day traverse of the Dales Way path, was stopped short when she slipped and heard her ankle crack. She reported that she did not need an ambulance, but could not weight bear and could not walk any further. The walker and her companion gave a good description of their location and they were easily found by CRO team members. After assessment by a team…

INCIDENT 43/2021 – JULY 3rd SAT. 11.46 – BETWEEN HIGH BIRKWITH AND OLD ING, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (f) was reported to have broken an ankle, between High Birkwith and Old Ing, North of Horton. A small team went to investigate, with other members asked to show their availability. When the team Land Rover arrived on scene, the casualty was already in a YAS road ambulance, so everyone was stood down. Volunteer hours 6.   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 37/2021 – JUNE 20th SUN. – HUMPHREY BOTTOM, INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (f, 43) slipped on the path ascending Ingleborough, above Sunset Pot, sustaining an ankle injury. A small team went up in CRO 4 (the Honda Pioneer), followed by one of the Land Rovers. Other members waited at the road-head in Chapel-le-Dale, but were not needed. The injured leg was splinted and the patient assisted onto a wheeled stretcher for the short ride down to the Pioneer.…

INCIDENT 28/2021 – MAY 31ST MON. 14.52 – Nr THORNTON FORCE, INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

As members were arriving at the Giggleswick incident (No. 27), the YAS Emergency Operations Centre contacted CRO again, this time with a request to go to the aid of a visitor (f, 45) who had injured an ankle when she slipped on wet rocks, a little way below Thornton Force on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.  Some members were diverted from the Giggleswick incident and others from an ‘awareness’ event. They…