INCIDENT 62/2020 – Sep. 5th Sat. 20.55hrs – Southerscales Fell, Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

Two Three Peaks walkers (f, 36; f, 47) became detached from their five companions after climbing the temporary path diversion towards Ingleborough. They were reported as lost and with limited lighting. Having ascertained their position, using PhoneFind, the duty controller advised them to descend along a wall-side and sent two team members up to meet them. They were guided down to the road-head and re-united with their companions.  Volunteer hours:…

INCIDENT 59/2020 – Aug. 24th Mon. 16.55hrs – Baxengill Gorge, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

Very soon after members returned home from incident number 58, a call was received to a visitor (f, 39) who had sustained a suspected ankle fracture on the return half of the Ingleton Watefalls Trail. A hasty search by the first team members on scene at Beezleys found her on the main path, near the viewing bridge in Baxengill Gorge. Other members took stretcher, splints and other casualty care equipment…

INCIDENT 58/2020 – Aug. 24th Mon. 13.14hrs – Watlowes (‘The Dry Valley’), Malham – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 45) landed heavily, coming off a stile in Malham’s ‘Dry Valley’, and sustained a suspected broken ankle. With no signal on her party’s mobile phone, another walker used his phone to call 999, for an ambulance. Unfortunately, the description given (without mention of a stile being noted) was 300m from the road and sounded like the main path from the village. First on the scene, the CRO…

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