INCIDENT 78/2021 – OCTOBER 9th SAT. 13.20 – SWINE TAIL, INGLEBOROUGH, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Descending from Ingleborough towards Horton in Ribblesdale, a runner in the Three Peaks Race (m, 39) took a fall, sustaining a deep wound just below the left knee. The initial report suggested that he was on Simon Fell Breast, so two of the team members stationed on the summit descended to give assistance. Other team members, who were based on the event field, drove up from Selside to Nick Pot,…

INCIDENT 77/2021 – OCTOBER 9th SAT. 12.07 – LONG MIRES, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A runner in the Three Peaks Race (f, 50) sprained an ankle on the descent from Pen y ghent towards High Birkwith and was understood to be ‘one mile from Birkwith’. In the belief that she was on the Sell Gill to Greenfield bridleway, two team members drove the team’s Honda Pioneer along that route, but then Race Control was informed that she was just above High Birkwith Farm. Two…

INCIDENT 76/2021 – SEPTEMBER 28th TUE. 13.53 – ‘THE HOPE LINE’, GISBURN FOREST – LANCASHIRE, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Finding himself short-handed after a mountain biker (m, 38) was dismounted in a collision with a tree near Hesbert Hall, the team leader of Bowland Pennine MRT called CRO for support. Team members attended and when NWAS paramedics had assessed and treated the casualty, who had been unconscious and had sustained suspected arm and collar-bone fractures, they assisted with carrying him to the road ambulance. Volunteer hours:  19 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 75/2021 – SEPTEMBER 21st TUE. 19.05 – DESCENT FROM INGLEBOROUGH, HORTON in RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A three peaks walker (f, 22) was reported to have fallen, sustaining an ankle injury, on the descent from Ingleborough towards Horton in Ribblesdale. One companion remained with her, while the other members of their larger group continued.  As they were nervous about nearby cattle, NYP advised them to take shelter a little way off the route. Two CRO members took a team Land Rover in from Selside towards ‘Sulber…