INCIDENT 42/2021 – JUNE 27th SUN. 12.53 – TURBARY ROAD, THORNTON IN LONSDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A trail-riding motorcyclist (m, 60) caught his wheel in a rut, causing him to collide with a wall, while riding along the Turbary Road in Kingsdale. CRO members responded when the rider was reported to have arm and back injuries. After assessment and pain relief from a YAS rapid-response paramedic and a team doctor, the casualty was helped into the team’s Honda Pioneer and driven down to the Kingsdale road…

INCIDENT 82/2020 – Dec. 3rd Thu. 16.18 – The Kingsdale road above Long Gill, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

A motorist called NYP when he and his partner became stuck in the first snow of the winter on the road to Deepdale/Dentdale, above Kingsdale Head. A small CRO team, in a Land Rover, soon recovered them and a supermarket delivery van. ‘CRO makes it!’ Volunteer Hours: 10 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 13/2020 – Feb. 29th. Sat. 22.15hrs – Rowten Pot, Kingsdale – Cave Incident

During their re-ascent of the vertical Rowten Pot, the first of a party of 3 cavers became stuck at a point where their access rope was re-belayed to ring anchors embedded in the wall of the pothole. From the description given later, it seems that the caver had loaded all his weight on to a short lanyard, or cowstail, at the re-belay but then found himself unable to unload this…

INCIDENT 11/2020 – Feb. 29th. Sat. 12.50hrs – Aquamole Pot, Kingsdale – Cave Incident

A group of 3 caver were abseiling on ropes down the vertical pitches of Aquamole Pot. During their descent, the lead caver fell down the last 12 metre deep pitch of a section of cave known as Rabbit’s Graveyard. The caver was reported to have pain in his lower back, right knee and left ankle. He told his companions that he had mis-threaded the rope on to his mechanical descender…