INCIDENT 37/2020 – Jul. 20th. Mon. 14.03hrs – Path across Simon Fell Breast, Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 75)  was reported to have fallen, twisting her ankle and hitting her head while on the path from Ingleborough towards Horton in Ribblesdale. She was then too dizzy to stand or continue walking. While several team members took CRO Land Rovers to Nick Pot (at the top of Sulber Nick) with equipment, two others were able to take the new, lightweight Honda Pioneer all the way to…

Alert only – Jul. 11th. Sat. 16.47hrs – Chapel le Dale – Alert No. 3 of 2020

YAS put CRO on stand-by, after receiving a report that a Three Peaks walker (m, 28) had fallen and sustained a broken ankle. The location given was described as ‘500 metres from the Hill Inn’, but as it turned out, this was on Philpin Lane (i.e. on tarmac) and not on the bridleway towards Ingleborough. No action required. Volunteer hours: 1   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 33/2020 – Jul. 11th. Sat. 09.57hrs – Swine Tail, Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A Three Peaks walker (m) was reported to have fallen, sustaining an open ankle fracture ‘3 to 5 miles on the path heading up Ingleborough from Horton’. As team members were alerted, PhoneFind messages were sent to the two mobile phone numbers gleaned by YAS and the CRO duty controller. Unfortunately, both were iPhones with the wrong privacy settings, so could not be located, but the verbal description suggested that…

INCIDENT 29/2020 – Jun. 27th. Sat. 18.04hrs –  Ingleton Waterfalls Trail – Mountain Incident

A visitor (f) rang 999 for YAS, following a fall and sustaining an ankle injury ‘between Baxengill and Snow Falls, at the viewing bridge’ on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. With no response to a PhoneFind message, team members set off to meet at the Beezleys caravan park and the duty controller tried telephoning the casualty, to confirm her position. He was told that she had been able to walk into Ingleton…