INCIDENT 75/2020 – Nov. 1st Sun. 17.55 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Three Three Peaks walkers were reported to be struggling near the summit of Ingleborough in heavy rain, high winds and minimal visibility. When they and their former companions, now down at the finish in Horton, phoned North Yorkshire Police, Force Control Room staff placed them on Simon Fell Breast, although the ‘lost’ group had stated that they were not on a path. Team members, working in minimal visibility, covered access…

INCIDENT 74/2020 – Nov. 1st Sun. 15.53 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A  local man, out for a run, came across a family of two adults and two children (one aged about 7; one in a baby sling), sheltering on the summit of Ingleborough, apparently lost and cold, without adequate weather-proof clothing. They wished to go down to Clapham, so he directed them to Little Ingleborough in ‘low fog, driving rain and strong winds’, then phoned North Yorkshire Police to express concern…

INCIDENT 68/2020 – Oct. 3rd Sat. 18.54 – Three Peaks Walk – Mountain Incident

A Three Peaks walker (m) was reported overdue. He had last been seen, ‘flagging’, on the summit of Whernside at 12.40, when he told his companions that he would not be walking over Ingleborough but would return to the start in Horton in Ribblesdale, along the road. His former companions completed their walk, then drove along local roads, before reporting him missing. As a minimum of CRO members began looking…

INCIDENT 61/2020 – Aug. 29th Sat. 14.46hrs – Lord’s Seat, Horton Moor, Pen-y-ghent – Mountain Incident

The team were called to Horton Moor again on Saturday, to a walker (f,32) who had become disoriented and lost trying to return to Horton in Ribblesdale from Pen-y-ghent. The walker was located by team members using the phonefind facility, in an area of very broken uneven ground. She was found by a small team of members and escorted to a team vehicle and then driven down to her vehicle…