INCIDENT 08/2022 – FEBRUARY 24th THU. 15.11 SCAR CLOSE, CHAPEL LE DALE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 41) fell on limestone pavement, trapping her foot so that she was unable to move and she soon became very cold. It was not possible to use PhoneFind or speak to her (Her phone may have worked via ’emergency roaming’.), but as CRO members arrived in the immediate area, Police officers had already found her. She was provided with a heated waistcoat and a Blizzard emergency jacket, then…

INCIDENT 02/2021 – Jan. 15th Fri. 16.40 – Whernside summit, Ingleton, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (m, 24) called for help, saying he was stranded on the summit of Whernside, couldn’t find his way off and couldn’t breathe, because of his asthma. A small group of CRO members set off on foot and a controller telephoned the ‘casualty’, several times. The only responses tailed off incoherently, so an enquiry was made for an air ambulance.  Although the weather was clear on Whernside, the appropriate…

INCIDENT 87/2019 – Oct. 20th. Sun. 16.12hrs – Rock Scramble, Above Humphrey Bottom, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two Three Peaks walkers became crag-fast while ascending the rock scramble above Humphrey Bottom, on Ingleborough. One (f, 31), became very cold in strong winds and low cloud, so could neither continue nor retreat. After being assessed by a team doctor and given extra clothing, she was persuaded to move and was assisted down to a team vehicle, waiting near Braithwaite Wife Hole. Both walkers were driven down to the…