INCIDENT 47/2021 – JULY 10th SAT. 22.05 – INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

North Yorkshire Police received a call from an obviously distressed Three Peaks walker (f, 32) who said she was lost on Ingleborough. The sound quality was very poor, then the call dropped out altogether. Force Control Room personnel recorded that there had been an earlier call from the group she had been walking with, reporting that she ‘got left behind’. On being alerted, CRO controllers were unable to contact the…

INCIDENT 26/2021 – MAY 30TH SUN. 21.42 – INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

As team members were leaving Pen y ghent, NYP advised that two walkers (f, f) on the Three Peaks Walk had reported themselves lost but uninjured on Ingleborough and with daylight fading. NYP’s Force Control Room staff were able to provide a location, which translated as being between Gaping Gill and Bar Pot, above Clapham. While most members who had been on Pen y ghent waited at CRO Base in…

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 01/2021 – Jan. 10th Sun. 16.35 – Ingleborough summit, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

Two visitors (m, f), walking from Clapham, reached the summit shelter on Ingleborough, but were unable to find the way off at dusk, in low cloud and on trampled snow and ice. A small team drove to the top of Fell Lane, Ingleton, then continued up on foot, taking extra clothing and micro-spikes. The pair were extremely cold, but able to walk down to the Land Rovers, guided by the…