INCIDENT 34/2020 – Jul. 12th. Sun. 12.31hrs – Near the head of Watlowes (Dry Valley), Malham – Mountain Incident

A walker (m) was reported to have fallen, sustaining a suspected head injury, in the Watlowes (‘Dry Valley’), above Malham Cove. The YAS paramedics on the air ambulance, arriving first, assessed the patient and began walking him up the steps at the head of the valley, handing him over to CRO members who walked him gently up to the YAS road ambulance, waiting at Langscar Gate. Volunteer hours: 20  …

INCIDENT 8/2020 – Feb. 10th. Mon. 13.41hrs – Near Thistle Cave, Ribblehead, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

An adult (m, 55) accompanying a group of young people, collapsed at the entrance to Thistle Cave, which they had intended to explore. There were prolonged attempts to revive him by CPR, but when YAS paramedics arrived, by road and air ambulance, they determined that life was extinct. Once the necessary protocols had been followed, CRO members carried the deceased to a road-head for hand-over to an undertaker.  FATAL North…

INCIDENT 97/2019 – Nov. 29th. Fri. 14.33hrs – Crina Bottom, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

A walker (m, 86) complained of not feeling very well, then collapsed, having suffered a suspected heart attack on the Ingleton to Ingleborough bridleway, a short distance beyond Crina Bottom. YAS requested CRO attendance and the first team vehicle to arrive carried paramedics to the site. Despite the best efforts of the walker’s companion, a passing walker, YAS paramedics and CRO members in carrying out CPR, the doctor who had…

INCIDENT 93/2019 – Nov. 5th. Tue. 12.14hrs – Sheriff Hill, Malham – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 55), slipped on the muddy path from the top of Malham Cove to Malham Rakes, sustaining an ankle injury. After resolving erroneous location and contact information, CRO members arrived at the road-head in time to find YAS and YAA personnel carrying the injured walker to the road ambulance. Enjoying a ‘bird’s eye view’ from the air ambulance, members of the crew were able to share an accurate…