Incident 91/2017 – Dec. 27th Wed. 15.10 Humphrey Bottom, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m 38) slipped on ice and injured his right ankle whilst descending from Ingleborough summit. CRO were able to pinpoint the exact location of the incident by sending a text message, enabling the informant at the scene to share their mobile phone location with our computer based mapping system. The injured walker was cared for by CRO team members, carried down the hill in a stretcher and transported…

Incident 90/2017 – Dec. 27th Wed. 11.26 Green Bank, Great Knoutberry Hill, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m 82) slipped and fell, on wet grass on a bridleway track, injuring his ankle. He was kept warm by his family who were able to bring blankets and a hot water bottle to his location. CRO team members treated him for a suspected fracture / sprain to his left ankle; before transporting him off the hill in a stretcher loaded into a CRO 4×4 ambulance. He was…

Saltaire Striders donate £800 to the team.

Mel Akeroyd of Saltaire Striders Running Club has supported our Ingleborough Challenge fundraising event for the last 5 years, since her sister was rescued by the team on Pen-y-ghent. She very kindly nominated the team for the running club’s annual charity donation, and on Thursday 7th December, 2 members of our team attended their Christmas meeting and were presented with a cheque for £800. Thank you Saltaire Striders, and especially…

Incident 77/2017 – Oct. 9th Mon. 11.15 – near Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A walker (f 57) slipped and fell on the riverside path south of Stainforth Force, fracturing her left leg. CRO assisted Yorkshire Ambulance Service and air ambulance paramedics to extract her from the location for transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours: 23 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon