INCIDENT 31/2022 MAY 8th SUN. 17.13 GIGGLESWICK SCAR, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

After climbing on Giggleswick Scar and during the descent from the crag on foot, a woman fell down a two metre drop and tumbled about another twenty metres on a steep scree slope. Having suffered multiple grazes and bruising, but no other apparent injuries, she was able to make her own way down to the road with a little assistance from CRO members. Volunteer hours: 10 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 22/2022 – APRIL 17th Sun 11.42 Robin Proctor’s Scar, Austwick,  North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

When an alert beacon was activated, the owner’s home contact called her local Police, who forwarded the alert to North Yorkshire Police. The beacon indicated the Robin Proctor’s Scar area, so the CRO duty controller called available members to the team base, in Clapham. One member replied that he was out for a walk on Norber, so was asked to investigate. He found the owner of the beacon – a…

INCIDENT 58/2021 – AUGUST 3rd TUE. 14.44 – BOTTOM QUARRY, STORRS COMMON, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A climber (f, 32) fell from one of the routes on the lower quarry face at Storrs Common, sustaining lower leg injuries. A YAS crew was on scene and an air ambulance was en route when the CRO Duty Controller was called. Paramedics having treated and ‘packaged’ the casualty, team members transported her to the road ambulance on a CRO wheeled stretcher. Volunteer hours: 15   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 38/2021 – JUNE 23rd WED. – GAPING GILL, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – CAVE INCIDENT

NYP asked CRO to investigate when two people (m, m) were reported overdue from a trip into Gaping Gill. Their vehicle was found in Clapham, they were not found to be on the walk down, but GG was found to be rigged. Voice contact was established and the full team was called out. The two climbers had descended Gaping Gill main shaft with the intention of climbing the rock climb…