INCIDENT 54/2019 – July 9th. Tue. 23.42hrs – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Three inexperienced walkers, attempting the Three Peaks, reported themselves lost, but uninjured on Ingleborough. The Phonefind app showed them to be on the Swinetail, from where they were advised by phone to return to the summit shelter. This they did, but declined to risk trying to find a way off and were instructed to stay at the shelter. One member ran up the hill from Newby, one remained at home…

Alert only – Jun 29th Sat. 22.27hrs – Three Peaks Walk, North Yorkshire – Alert only

North Yorkshire Police contacted CRO regarding a report of a Three Peaks walker who was ahead of someone else, but had not arrived at his car when the second walker arrived there. Seven  minutes later, a further message was received from NYP ‘Re walker on Yorkshire 3 Peaks – pls cancel – have located him in Airedale Hospital’. Volunteer hours: 0.25   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 49/2019 – June 23rd. Sun. 12.49hrs – Ingleborough summit, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A young person was attempting the 3 peaks walk with a school group when he developed pain in his right upper leg and found himself unable to continue walking beyond the summit shelter on Ingleborough. Two teachers waited with him while the rest of his group continued their walk. CRO team members were able to drive as far as Crina Bottom, before continuing to the summit on foot. The young…

INCIDENT 48/2019 – June 22nd. Sat. 17.01hrs – Little Ingleborough, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

On the descent from Ingleborough towards Gaping Gill, a walker (f, 59) slipped and fell forward, sustaining a facial injury. Although originally reported to have lost consciousness, briefly, and possibly having a hip injury, neither may have been the case, as she recovered before CRO team members arrived. Although a little shaky, she was able to stand and begin walking down to meet the team’s ‘hasty party’. After assessment  by…