INCIDENT 75/2021 – SEPTEMBER 21st TUE. 19.05 – DESCENT FROM INGLEBOROUGH, HORTON in RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A three peaks walker (f, 22) was reported to have fallen, sustaining an ankle injury, on the descent from Ingleborough towards Horton in Ribblesdale. One companion remained with her, while the other members of their larger group continued.  As they were nervous about nearby cattle, NYP advised them to take shelter a little way off the route. Two CRO members took a team Land Rover in from Selside towards ‘Sulber…

INCIDENT 71/2021 – SEPTEMBER 11th SAT. 20.52 – DESCENT FROM INGLEBOROUGH TOWARDS HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A group of five (1 x m, 4 x f; 22 – 41 y.o.) was reported ‘lost on the final peak’ of the Three Peaks Walk. Although NYP elicited their location at the time of the call (at the top of Sulber Nick), the duty controller was unable to get through to any of their three mobile phones, so was unable to guide them off the hill verbally. While one…

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 60/2021 – AUGUST 7th SAT. 11.45 – HIGH BIRKWITH AREA, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (f, 37) slipped on the descent from Pen y ghent, sustaining an ankle injury. She was assisted to the gate above High Birkwith Farm and NYP was asked to call CRO. As it happened, two team members and a team Land Rover were at Ribblehead ‘awareness raising’, so they drove round to Birkwith. The casualty was assessed, splinted and given pain relief, then helped into the…