INCIDENT 21/2021 – MAY 27TH THU. 15.29 – TWISLETON SCARS, CHAPEL-LE-DALE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A climber (f, 23) fell about 10m from the Beezley Crack route (?) on Twisleton Scar, taking her runners with her. She hit her head in the fall, but her helmet saved her head from injury. Although shaken, initially, an ankle injury (unable to bear weight on it) and general bruising were the only injuries evident when team members reached her. With her leg splinted and a mild painkiller administered,…

INCIDENT 08/2021 – Apr. 3rd Sat. 16.52 – Fell Close, Chapel le Dale, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 23) sustained an ankle injury on rough and boggy terrain, so that she was unable to put weight on her injured leg. A companion rang the Police for help and CRO team members responded. After assessment by a team doctor, the patient was stretchered to the road-head and transferred to a friend’s car for the journey to hospital. Volunteer hours: 34 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

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