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…

INCIDENT 27/2021 – MAY 31ST MON. 14.31 – GIGGLESWICK SCAR (SOUTH), GIGGLESWICK, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A climber (m, 27) is believed to have been descending around the side of the main climbing area on Giggleswick Scar (South) when he sustained a head injury, caused by a falling rock. His climbing partner called for help and administered what first aid she could on the steep, rocky, wooded hillside. The first team members on scene were very quickly followed by YAS paramedics and a doctor from the…

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,…