INCIDENT 18/2020 – May 15th. Fri. 12.05hrs – Above Brackenbottom, Horton in Ribblesdale, Animal Incident

A farmer asked whether CRO might rescue a ewe and a lamb from a shake-hole between Brackenbottom and Larch Tree Hole. Three members attended and rescued them both, unharmed, from 3m down in a rock rift. 8 volunteer hours.   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 6/2020 – Jan. 23rd. Thu. 19.12hrs – Black Dub Moss, Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Incident

Two Three Peaks walkers (m,30; m,30) reported themselves ‘in a field and completely lost’, as well as ‘surrounded by swamp up to their knees’, between Birkwith and Pen y ghent. The Phonefind app, used by the duty controller, indicated that the missing pair were on the edge of Black Dub Moss. Groups of team members approached from Birkwith and Horton Scar Lane, soon locating the mispers, then guiding them to…

INCIDENT 98/2019 – Dec. 10th. Tue. 15.19hrs – Pennine Way, Jackdaw Hill, Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Incident

A walker reported that his companion (m) had developed hypothermia on the Pennine Way  ‘2 miles’ north of Horton in Ribblesdale. He had been trying to carry his large dog, which was in a similar state of collapse. When team members arrived, the casualty and dog were in a group shelter and recovering. All were transported back to their car, in Horton. It seems that they had walked from Horton…

INCIDENT 95/2019 – Nov. 12th. Tue. 17.45hrs – Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A lone Three Peaks walker (m, 30) reported himself lost on Ingleborough, but otherwise unharmed. Before calling the CRO Duty Controller, North Yorkshire Police were able to establish that the misper was on Simon Fell Breast, a little way below the footpath to Horton in Ribblesdale. One member ran up onto the hill from Newby Cote, while others set off, by team Land Rover, to go to a point on…