INCIDENT 86/2019 – Oct. 14th. Mon. 12.21hrs – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m, 69) experienced a dizzy spell, fell and sustained a head injury at the top of the steps onto the top of Malham Cove. Air ambulance paramedics, arriving first, assessed the patient, then walked him to a road ambulance, waiting at the top of Cove Road. Team members stood by, with a stretcher, in case any assistance was required. Volunteer hours  17 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 73/2019 – Aug 20th. Tue. 15.13hrs – Pennine Bridleway, nr Langscar, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two mountain bikers (m, 37; m, 34) hit a large rock, almost simultaneously, and were unseated near the westernmost point of the Settle Loop of the Pennine Bridleway. One appeared to have a shoulder injury and the other was confused after a blow to the head. After assessment by paramedics from the YAA air ambulance, they were able to board a YAS road ambulance (800m off tarmac!) to be taken…

INCIDENT 67/2019 – Aug 7th. Wed 13.45hrs – Top of Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 70) was reported to have sprained an ankle and gashed her head in a fall on the limestone pavement at the top of Malham Cove. On arrival, team members found that the slight scalp wound had been covered and all that was required was a stretcher carry to a team vehicle. This took her down to Malham car park, where she was transferred to the family car…

INCIDENT 57/2019 – July 15th. Mon. 13.30hrs – Malham Cove top, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to a visitor (f,62)who had fallen at the top of Malham cove and sustained a head injury. Just as team members were getting vehicles out of our Depot to respond, YAS informed us that the casualty had been able to make her way to meet the attending ambulance, and the team were stood down. As 7 personnel had already dropped what…