INCIDENT 5/2024 FEB. 16TH FRI. (same day) 17.47 HRS. CLAPHAM BOTTOMS, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

North Yorkshire Police were called by two walkers (m,27; f,27) who said they were lost in low cloud and rain after following a published walk on Ingleborough. As they were in a poor reception area, the usual telephone location systems were ineffective. However, the caller had mentioned walking past ‘a tanker’, which the team’s local knowledge suggested was the bowser (for watering stock) in the Clapham Bottoms area. With other…

INCIDENT 83/2023 SEP. 30th SAT. 17.17 CHAPEL-LE-DALE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A group of walkers (2f, 3m, 30s) set off up Ingleborough from near Chapel-le-Dale.  One member of the group turned back at Humphrey Bottom.  Having later received a message from the rest of the group saying that they were lost, she called 999.  As a small CRO team met with her to get further information, the other members of the group turned up safe and well. Volunteer hours: 16

ALERT only. SEPTEMBER 18th MON. 17.02 hrs. INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 8 OF 2023

A long-distance caller reported that her partner — a 40-year old, competent, experienced and well-equipped fell-walker — having walked over Whernside, had phoned from Ingleborough to say that the weather was such that he was abandoning his Three Peaks walk and returning to his car at Ribblehead. She had heard nothing more and had been unable to contact him in the past six hours. With the team on stand-by, the…

INCIDENT 77/2023 3rd SEP. SUN. 15.56 Nr HARRY HORSE STONE, NEWBY MOSS, NEWBY NORTH YORKSHIRE – ANIMAL INCIDENT

A walker told the police that he had found a sheep stuck in a bog near Harry Horse Stone. He had tried to pull it out, but succeeded only in pulling himself in. A small team turned out, but could not find a bog containing a sheep. They did find a particularly muddy sheep, nearby, concluding that it had escaped. While in the area, a team member heard a faint…