INCIDENT 79/2023 SEP. 14th 13.39 DEAN MOOR, MALHAM MOOR, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 61) put her boot into a narrow gap between rocks, then slipped, breaking the ankle, while walking on a path from the head of Watlowes (‘The Dry Valley’) to Water Sinks, South of Malham Tarn. The Yorkshire Air Ambulance arrived first and its paramedics treated the extremely painful, open  fracture. Team members helped lift the casualty onto a scoop stretcher, then carried her to the helicopter for…

INCIDENT 73/2023 AUG. 31st THU. 13.37 MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 69), with a known medical condition, climbed the steps at the side of Malham Cove, but collapsed on reaching the top. When team members arrived, she had recovered significantly. After assessment by YAS paramedics, the patient was carried by stretcher to an air ambulance which flew her down to Malham for transfer to a road ambulance and the journey to hospital for further assessment. Volunteer hours:   33

INCIDENT 61/2023 JUL. 21st FRI. 10:39 SWAN BUTTRESS, GIGGLESWICK SCAR SOUTH, GIGGLESWICK, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A climber (m, 30) slipped and fell near the top of a climb, sustaining a serious injury to his right lower leg.  His belayer lowered him back to the ground and called for assistance.  Team members attended, assessed the casualty, splinted his leg, and then strapped him onto a Bell stretcher (a heavy-duty stretcher with skids underneath).  The casualty was then lowered down the high-angle slope to the road below…

INCIDENT 41/2023 JUN. 2nd FRI 16.53 LITTLE STAINFORTH, NORTH YORKSHIRE. LOCAL INCIDENT

NYP called for assistance following the disappearance of a visitor (f, 44) believed to be at risk. As members waited at the RV point, the NPAS (Police) helicopter crew reported sighting the misper, sitting on a hill-side and apparently unharmed, about a kilometre from the point where she had last been seen. The team stood down. Volunteer hours:  33