INCIDENT 19/2020 – May 28th. Thu. 15.24hrs – Field path, above Malham Cove, Mountain Incident

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for assistance after a walker (f, 42) slipped on the path from Malham Rakes (a.k.a. ‘the Tarn road’) to the top of Malham Cove, sustaining a serious ankle fracture. When YAS paramedics had treated her, team members took her, on a wheeled stretcher, to the road-head and the waiting road ambulance. Although normally a very simple type of incident, this stretcher evacuation was slowed by the…

INCIDENT 5/2020 – Jan. 23rd. Thu. 10.50hrs – Sheriff Hill, Malham – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 57), walking from Malham Rakes towards the top of Malham Cove, slipped on the extremely muddy path, about 300m from the road, sustaining a dislocation fracture of one ankle. The YAS paramedics who attended to the patient asked for CRO’s assistance. Team members stretchered the man to the road and helped transfer him from the stretcher into the road ambulance. Smooth-soled training shoes. Volunteer hours: t.b.c.  …

INCIDENT 4/2020 – Jan. 19th. Sun. 14.32hrs – Malham Cove, Malham – Mountain Incident

Whilst incident number 3 was underway, the team was called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with an incident near to Malham. A walker (f 15) had slipped on a steep and muddy grass slope near to the top of Malham Cove. The young person had a possible fractured ankle and was treated by YAS paramedics. CRO team members carried the injured person to a CRO vehicle, for onward travel…

INCIDENT 93/2019 – Nov. 5th. Tue. 12.14hrs – Sheriff Hill, Malham – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 55), slipped on the muddy path from the top of Malham Cove to Malham Rakes, sustaining an ankle injury. After resolving erroneous location and contact information, CRO members arrived at the road-head in time to find YAS and YAA personnel carrying the injured walker to the road ambulance. Enjoying a ‘bird’s eye view’ from the air ambulance, members of the crew were able to share an accurate…