INCIDENT 46/2020 – Aug.8th Sat. 14.15hrs – Pen y ghent – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 48) stumbled on the final climb up the south end of Pen y ghent, hitting her head as she stood up again and sustaining a head injury. A passing doctor helped staunch the bleeding from the scalp wound and, knowing that help had been requested, advised  that she might begin to walk back down. The first  team members to arrive met the casualty’s party at the lower…

INCIDENT 40/2020 – Jul. 29th. Wed. 10.07hrs – Pen y ghent – path from Brackenbottom – Mountain Incident

A Three Peaks walker (m, 56) collapsed on the path to Pen y ghent, above Brackenbottom Scar. Although he seemed still to be confused, three other walkers – all nurses – abandoned their own walk and assisted him back down to the road and handed him over to YAS paramedics, waiting in a road ambulance. Team members were stood down. Volunteer hours:  5 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 33/2020 – Jul. 11th. Sat. 09.57hrs – Swine Tail, Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A Three Peaks walker (m) was reported to have fallen, sustaining an open ankle fracture ‘3 to 5 miles on the path heading up Ingleborough from Horton’. As team members were alerted, PhoneFind messages were sent to the two mobile phone numbers gleaned by YAS and the CRO duty controller. Unfortunately, both were iPhones with the wrong privacy settings, so could not be located, but the verbal description suggested that…

INCIDENT 32/2020 – Jul. 9th. Thu. 14.37hrs – Pen y ghent – Mountain Incident

A walking group, including a doctor, came across another walker (m, 79) who they reported was feeling dizzy and faint, unable to walk, on the steep ascent route of Pen y ghent. As CRO members set off up the hill, the doctor and ‘patient’ began to descend, but must have been moving well, as they had turned off towards Brackenbottom before the first team member reached the steep ground, running…