INCIDENT 78/2021 – OCTOBER 9th SAT. 13.20 – SWINE TAIL, INGLEBOROUGH, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Descending from Ingleborough towards Horton in Ribblesdale, a runner in the Three Peaks Race (m, 39) took a fall, sustaining a deep wound just below the left knee. The initial report suggested that he was on Simon Fell Breast, so two of the team members stationed on the summit descended to give assistance. Other team members, who were based on the event field, drove up from Selside to Nick Pot,…

INCIDENT 75/2021 – SEPTEMBER 21st TUE. 19.05 – DESCENT FROM INGLEBOROUGH, HORTON in RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A three peaks walker (f, 22) was reported to have fallen, sustaining an ankle injury, on the descent from Ingleborough towards Horton in Ribblesdale. One companion remained with her, while the other members of their larger group continued.  As they were nervous about nearby cattle, NYP advised them to take shelter a little way off the route. Two CRO members took a team Land Rover in from Selside towards ‘Sulber…

INCIDENT 71/2021 – SEPTEMBER 11th SAT. 20.52 – DESCENT FROM INGLEBOROUGH TOWARDS HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A group of five (1 x m, 4 x f; 22 – 41 y.o.) was reported ‘lost on the final peak’ of the Three Peaks Walk. Although NYP elicited their location at the time of the call (at the top of Sulber Nick), the duty controller was unable to get through to any of their three mobile phones, so was unable to guide them off the hill verbally. While one…

INCIDENT 70/2021 – SEPTEMBER 6th MON. 16.48 – THREE PEAKS WALK, HORTON, CLAPHAM, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (m, 28) was reported overdue/missing, seven hours after last being seen on Pen y ghent. He had been walking too slowly for his companion who had continued on ahead without him, trying to catch up with the fastest two out of their original group of four. The ‘companion’ caught up with them on Whernside and the three returned to the Station Inn at Ribblehead, then hitch-hiked…