INCIDENT 26/2023 APR. 29th SAT. 11.09 PEN Y GHENT, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

While competing in the Three Peaks Race, a runner (m, 20) tripped on the approach to the summit of Pen y ghent, having run up via Horton Scar Lane. When he fell forwards, he put an arm out to arrest the fall and, in doing so, dislocated a shoulder. The two team members stationed on the summit were alerted and descended the short distance to the casualty. They assisted him,…

INCIDENT 25/2023 APR. 29th SAT. 10.57 B6479 ROAD, SELSIDE, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE, LOCAL INCIDENT

As they were returning to Horton in CRO 3 Land Rover, having delivered team members to stand by for the race going over Whernside, two members saw a cyclist almost taking a bend in the road and landing over a wall near Selside. As they were in a vehicle marked ‘Ambulance’ they stopped to see whether they could help. After consultation, they loaded the bicycle and helped the cyclist into…

INCIDENT 21/2023 APR. 22nd SAT. 18.30 NR PENNINE WAY, ROUGH HILL, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A group of three Three Peaks walkers reported themselves exhausted, saying that one (m, 23) ‘can not move’. Although apparently placed near the junction of the Three Peaks permissive path with the Pennine Way, near Rough Hill (They were reversing the ‘usual’ route.), their position could not be confirmed by text or voice call, so had to be assumed to be correct – or almost so. While one member drove…

INCIDENT 20/2023 APR. 16th SUN. 13.19 HULL POT, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

In attempting to take a photograph from the South South Western rim of Hull Pot, a walker (m, 26) ventured just a little too far and fell over the edge, landing on the rock-strewn floor of the 90m-long, open pot, some18m below. CRO members arriving at the site found that a NWAA helicopter had just landed and, also, a local farmer had transported YAS personnel there. Team members rigged and…