INCIDENT 64/2018 – Nov. 18th Sun. 17.39hrs – Ingleborough, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two Three Peaks walkers (m, 27; m, 21) reported themselves lost in the dark, two hours after leaving the summit of Ingleborough, intending to finish at Horton in Ribblesdale. North Yorkshire Police’s initial investigation suggested that they were between Gaping Gill and Trow Gill (Clapham). An on-line ‘Phonefind’ search by a CRO controller confirmed this. In order to save weight, they had left critical kit (compass, map, second light, second…

INCIDENT 61/2018 – Oct. 17th Wed. 02.00hrs – Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker on an evening excursion from Settle to Ribblehead became lost after descending from the summit of Pen-y-ghent. During a brief and muffled telephone call, the CRO Duty Controller was only able to establish that the lost person had a fading torch battery, was beside a dry-stone wall and most likely located some distance from the summit in the direction of Horton-in-Ribblesdale. Five separate CRO hill teams were deployed…

Incident 89/2017 – Dec. 23rd Sat. 15.55 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

CRO team members braved darkness and dense fog, in wet and very windy conditions, when they sought to locate and assist a 3-peaks walker (m 33), who had reported himself lost on Ingleborough. The walker was discovered by CRO on the very summit of Ingleborough and he was found to be suffering from severe hypothermia. Due to the extremely poor visibility CRO were unable to call on the help of…