INCIDENT 2/2020 – Jan. 11th. Sat. 21.56hrs – Large Pot – Rift Pot, Thornton in Lonsdale,  – Cave Incident

Four cavers (all m) were reported ‘stuck’ while on an exchange trip (two each way) between Large Pot and Rift Pot, beneath the fell, above Masongill. Although not strictly ‘overdue’ (They had given a ‘call-out time’ of 23.00.), they had gone underground as it began to rain and had been there for almost nine hours – three or four hours (?) longer than they might have expected. With heavy rain…

INCIDENT 102/2019 – Dec. 25th. Wed. (Christmas Day) 10.07hrs – Above Crina Bottom, Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A fell-runner (f, 48) slipped on a rocky section of the bridleway onto Ingleborough, sustaining a possible fracture and deep laceration to one knee, plus a shoulder injury. She and her partner were also very cold when team members arrived on scene. After the administration of pain relief and the application of an ‘Israeli Dressing’, the patient was put into an insulated ‘casualty bag’ and carried by stretcher about 600m…

INCIDENT 101/2019 – Dec. 19th. Thu. 00.06hrs – The Gaping Gill System, Clapham – Cave Incident

A group of nine cavers went in to Gaping Gill by various routes, meeting up in the Main Chamber.  After all the others were out safely, via Bar Pot, two (m, 22; m, 22) were reported overdue. They had tried to exit via Corky’s Pot, but realised that water levels had risen, so retreated to Bar Pot, which had been de-rigged. One CRO team set off into Corky’s Pot, but…

INCIDENT 99/2019 – Dec. 15th. Sun. 20.04hrs – Road above Kingsdale Head Farm, Thornton in Lonsdale – Local Incident

A motorist, following his SatNav, tried to drive over from Kingsdale to Deepdale, but the car became stuck in snow. He called for help, then managed to get his heavily pregnant wife and small child to the safety of Kingsdale Head Farm. The farmer and CRO members were able to recover the car and the family set off again, following a different route. Volunteer hours: 5   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon