INCIDENT 98/2019 – Dec. 10th. Tue. 15.19hrs – Pennine Way, Jackdaw Hill, Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Incident

A walker reported that his companion (m) had developed hypothermia on the Pennine Way  ‘2 miles’ north of Horton in Ribblesdale. He had been trying to carry his large dog, which was in a similar state of collapse. When team members arrived, the casualty and dog were in a group shelter and recovering. All were transported back to their car, in Horton. It seems that they had walked from Horton…

INCIDENT 62/2019 – July 31st. Wed. 12.53hrs – Below Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A family’s 5-year old German Shepherd went just off the path, slipped down the slope, then plunged into the river, just below Pecca Falls. It was last seen just above Pecca Bridge.  CRO was called via North Yorkshire Police and team members attended, to search for the dog. Three of them, wearing dry-suits and with swift-water rescue kit, abseiled in to the gorge and searched the pools, as best they…

Incident 93/2016 – Nov. 22nd Tue. 16.02 – Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called to a walker (f,41) suffering respiratory distress whilst climbing Pen-y-ghent. On arrival, team members found the casualty (with her walking partner) to be in a very distressed state, near the top of the crags at the south of the mountain. The walker and her partner were made safe, and moved to gentler ground near the ridge, and their dog was led down the crag to safety…