INCIDENT 72/2021 – SEPTEMBER 12th SUN. 15.17 – GORDALE SCAR, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 37) was reported to have fallen, with a head injury at ‘top of rocks 1/4 mile past Gordale Farm Gordale Scar, but YAS had been unable to obtain a better fix as the call kept dropping out. CRO could not return the call or acquire a location using the PhoneFind app, so team members headed to both top and bottom of Gordale Scar. However, before they arrived…

INCIDENT 64/2021 – AUGUST 18th WED. 17.27 – Nr SNOW FALLS, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Conflicting reports resulted in YAS paramedics in a Rapid Response Vehicle, a road ambulance and two YAA helicopters plus NYP and 17 CRO team members with two CRO Land Rovers converging on the Snow Falls area of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.  Investigation showed that there were only three visitors involved and that no-one had fallen in the river, as first reported. It seems that one visitor (m, 46) slipped while…

INCIDENT 62/2021 – AUGUST 15th SUN. 08.45 – PEN Y GHENT, BETWEEN HULL POT AND HORTON SCAR LANE, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (m, 31), staying at the campsite in Horton in Ribblesdale, went for a late evening run towards Pen y ghent, but took a bad fall somewhere near Hull Pot, possibly at about 23.00 hrs on Saturday. CRO controllers received an alert at 08.45 on Sunday saying that the misper had fallen, with unknown injuries at an unknown location on Pen y ghent. Just as a PhoneFind message failed…

INCIDENT 57/2021 – AUGUST 2nd MON. 17.54 – NEAR SNOW FALLS, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 40) fell on the return leg of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, sustaining leg and head injuries. When the ambulance crew members were unable to find her, YAS called the CRO Duty Controller. Team members soon found the casualty, assessed her, provided pain relief and carried her by stretcher to the YAS road ambulance for the hand-over. Volunteer hours: 33   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon