INCIDENT 59/2019 – July 21st. Sun. 01.02hrs – The Green, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Ambulance Assist

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for help in bringing two people (m, ;f, 61) up the riverbank to ambulances waiting on The Green. The pair had been walking from the village to the caravan site and had fallen over a low wall, in the dark, tumbling into Clapham Beck. One, with an apparent shoulder injury, was helped to climb a ladder, up the bank. The other, with face and painful back…

INCIDENT 54/2019 – July 9th. Tue. 23.42hrs – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Three inexperienced walkers, attempting the Three Peaks, reported themselves lost, but uninjured on Ingleborough. The Phonefind app showed them to be on the Swinetail, from where they were advised by phone to return to the summit shelter. This they did, but declined to risk trying to find a way off and were instructed to stay at the shelter. One member ran up the hill from Newby, one remained at home…

INCIDENT 53/2019 – July 6th. Sat. 04.59hrs – Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A Three Peaks walker (m, 60) lost his footing on the steep, rocky path to the summit of Pen y ghent, falling about two metres and landing on his head, shoulder and arm. He sustained shoulder, opposite wrist and slight head injuries and lost consciousness for a few minutes.  CRO members carried him down, by stretcher, to a team Land Rover, passing hundreds of ascending walkers on the way.  He…

Alert only – Jun 29th Sat. 22.27hrs – Three Peaks Walk, North Yorkshire – Alert only

North Yorkshire Police contacted CRO regarding a report of a Three Peaks walker who was ahead of someone else, but had not arrived at his car when the second walker arrived there. Seven  minutes later, a further message was received from NYP ‘Re walker on Yorkshire 3 Peaks – pls cancel – have located him in Airedale Hospital’. Volunteer hours: 0.25   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon