INCIDENT 18/2021 – May 18th Tue. 11.14 – Pillar Holes, Newby Moss, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Animal Incident

Two local people, out for a walk, spotted a sheep on a ledge in one of the Pillar Holes on Newby Moss and called the Duty Controller. A small team was able to drive all the way to the hole in CRO 4 (the team’s Honda Pioneer) and was then able to rescue the sheep before releasing it onto the fell, unharmed. (It’s in the bag!) I Volunteer hours: 10…

ALERT Only -May 1st Sat. 23.30 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 3 of 2021

UWFRA forwarded an alert from North Yorkshire Police regarding two Three Peaks walkers who had become separated from a bigger group after losing the path on Ingleborough. Reportedly, they had made their 999 call from a mobile phone with 1% battery. When the Duty Controller called the Force Control Room, the group had just called back to say that all were re-united and on their way home. Volunteer Hours: 0.5…

INCIDENT 13/2021 – Apr. 18th Sun. 19.25 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A family walking the Three Peaks split up, unintentionally, when the parents were too slow for their son (15) coming off Whernside. They decided not to continue the walk and sent for a taxi, only becoming aware that their son was continuing when the taxi driver told them that someone of his description had asked the way to Ingleborough. Back in Horton in Ribblesdale, they keyed 999 and expressed their…

INCIDENT 08/2021 – Apr. 3rd Sat. 16.52 – Fell Close, Chapel le Dale, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 23) sustained an ankle injury on rough and boggy terrain, so that she was unable to put weight on her injured leg. A companion rang the Police for help and CRO team members responded. After assessment by a team doctor, the patient was stretchered to the road-head and transferred to a friend’s car for the journey to hospital. Volunteer hours: 34 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon