INCIDENT 66/2021 – AUGUST 22nd SUN. 13.45 – Top of CATRIGG FORCE, STAINFORTH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m, 80) collapsed near the top of Catrigg Force waterfall. After a thorough assessment by a CRO casualty care trainer he was helped into an insulated casualty bag on a stretcher and carried to a team vehicle. This took him to Settle Ambulance Station where he and several team members waited for an ambulance which would take him to hospital. Volunteer hours:  18   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 53/2021 – JULY 25th SUN. 14.59 – ‘GORBECK ROAD’, LANGCLIFFE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 26) was reported to have ‘fallen and passed out’ on the ‘Settle Loop’ of the Pennine Bridleway, above Langcliffe. Two team members and the YAS ambulance crew were able to reach the casualty in CRO 4, the team’s Honda Pioneer. After an initial assessment by the paramedic (suspected heat exhaustion), she was taken in CRO 4 to the road ambulance for further assessment. Other team members who…

INCIDENT 33/2021 – JUNE 17th THU. 15.33 – RIVERSIDE PATH, SOUTH OF STAINFORTH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 76) was reported to have collapsed while walking along the side of the Ribble, across from Hornby Laithe bunkhouse, Stainforth. Members scouting the exact location arrived on scene just before a YAS paramedic in his Rapid Response Vehicle. By now, the patient appeared to be recovering, so after assessment by the paramedic, she was walked gently to a stile, then sledged up a steep slope by stretcher…

INCIDENT 57/2020 – Aug. 23rd Sun. 13.10hrs – Malham Cove, Malham – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 25), with a medical condition, collapsed just after the steps at the top of Malham Cove. Arriving first, the air ambulance paramedics assessed the patient, then handed him over to team members, who walked him gently across to Cove Road, where he was assisted into a YAS road ambulance. Volunteer Hours: 23   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon