INCIDENT 5/2024 FEB. 16TH FRI. (same day) 17.47 HRS. CLAPHAM BOTTOMS, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

North Yorkshire Police were called by two walkers (m,27; f,27) who said they were lost in low cloud and rain after following a published walk on Ingleborough. As they were in a poor reception area, the usual telephone location systems were ineffective. However, the caller had mentioned walking past ‘a tanker’, which the team’s local knowledge suggested was the bowser (for watering stock) in the Clapham Bottoms area. With other…

ALERT only. OCTOBER 1st SUN. 07.35 hrs. SETTLE AREA, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 9 OF 2023

NYP asked for CRO’s advice and technical assistance in locating two relatively inexperienced campers (m, 18) in the Settle area. They had phoned a parent at 01.32 to say that they were very cold and could they be picked up in Settle? At 03.00, the parent had arrived in Settle but had been unable to find or phone them. The CRO duty controller was alerted at 07.35 and, after making…

INCIDENT 83/2023 SEP. 30th SAT. 17.17 CHAPEL-LE-DALE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A group of walkers (2f, 3m, 30s) set off up Ingleborough from near Chapel-le-Dale.  One member of the group turned back at Humphrey Bottom.  Having later received a message from the rest of the group saying that they were lost, she called 999.  As a small CRO team met with her to get further information, the other members of the group turned up safe and well. Volunteer hours: 16

INCIDENT 60/2023 JUL. 17th MON. 21.07 PEN Y GHENT and PLOVER HILL (HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE and HALTON GILL), NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A pair of novice hill-walkers (m,32?;  f,32?) set off to walk up Pen y ghent at 16.30. They called for help as they became lost while trying to descend to Horton in Ribblesdale. The team’s PhoneFind confirmed that they were on the West side of Plover Hill, above the broken line of crags. They were asked to walk up-hill and turn right at the wall towards the Pen y ghent…