ALERT Only    SAME DAY  21.13 – INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ALERT No 1 of 2022

A husband, waiting in Clapham car park for his wife and another Three Peaks walker to descend from Ingleborough, reported them overdue. With 20% battery on her phone, she had switched it off to save power, so it was not possible to contact her or use PhoneFind. Team members were asked to show their availability for a rapid search of potential routes, but before any further action was taken, the caller…

ALERT Only – Dec. 11th Sat. 20.11 – Sell Gill Holes, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 10 of 2021

Four cavers (all m, early twenties) were reported overdue on a trip into Sell Gill Holes. Team members were put on stand-by while the duty controller made enquiries, but the reporting person soon told him that two of the party were out of the hole, the other two were de-tackling the route out and all were safe. Team members were thanked and stood down. It seems that the group’s exit…

INCIDENT 83/2021 – NOVEMBER 7th SUN. 10.34  DESCENT FROM PEN-Y-GHENT, HORTON-IN-RIBBLESDALE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Having dispatched an air ambulance and a road ambulance, YAS called CRO to a walker (f, 33) who had fallen on the descent route from Pen y ghent towards the top of Horton Scar Lane, sustaining a facial injury and a deep scalp wound. When the first team members arrived at the casualty site, the patient was being treated by paramedics. She was then assisted to the helicopter and flown…

INCIDENT 82/2021 – OCTOBER 30th SAT. 22.57 RIBBLESDALE – DESCENT FROM INGLEBOROUGH, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A group of nine three peaks walkers reported that they had been lost for about two hours on the descent from Ingleborough. NYP provided the CRO duty controller with Lat/Long and advised that members of  the group were all very cold, running out of water and not appropriately dressed for the conditions, although they did have torches. A small group of local members, including one who had to walk only…