INCIDENT 09/2019 – Feb. 20th. Weds. 14.08hrs – Path above Thornton Force, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A visitor (m, 52) was reported to have collapsed and lost, then regained consciousness at the top of the steps, above Thornton Force, on the Waterfalls Trail. He was uninjured and declined to be carried, by stretcher, to a team Land Rover, waiting on Twisleton Lane. Instead, he was escorted down to Tom’s Cabin and across fields to the Kingsdale road, where YAS paramedics were waiting to assess him in…

Incident 40/2018 – Jun. 15th Fri 11.55 Ingleborough, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker with a medical condition collapsed and was unconscious for a brief period. Initial information stated that he was ‘on the track to Little Ingleborough’, but further enquiries suggested that he was on the Horton side of the hill. While CRO members searched up and down the path from the Nick Pot area, the crew of an air ambulance spotted him just above ‘Sulber Cross-roads’. He was walked to…

Incident 11/2018 – Mar. 13th Tue. 12.14 Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for CRO’s assistance in reaching and rescuing a walker (m, 82), said to be collapsed and confused at Manor Bridge, on the western arm of the Waterfalls Trail. Team members and a paramedic ran  up from the main car park, finding him much further up the path, by the refreshment kiosk. When the patient – now cheerful and alert – had been assessed, he was carried…

Incident 87/2017 – Dec. 1st Fri. 12.25 – Gordale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker(m) collapsed 300m from Gordale House. As team members arrived, despite attempts at CPR by other walkers and the road ambulance crew, the Yorkshire Air Ambulance doctor had sadly declared the individual to be deceased. As the air ambulance then left the scene, team members remained at the scene to remove the casualty from the hill and place him in…