INCIDENT 87/2020 – (same day) 16.02 – Hillside below Blua Crags, Settle, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 50) slipped on steep, frozen ground, sustaining a suspected ankle fracture. The first team members on scene kept her warm until others arrived. Then, after being given pain relief and attention from a YAS paramedic and team doctor, she was helped into a casualty bag on a Bell stretcher and sledged down to a team Land Rover, waiting at the top of Banks Lane. She was driven…

INCIDENT 78/2020 – Nov. 17th Tue. 16.24 – Southerscales Fell, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, ) slipped on the steep (temporary diversion) path on the Chapel-le-Dale side of Ingleborough, sometime after 15.00 hrs. As neither the injured person nor her father could get a signal on their mobile phones, a passer-by called 999 and asked the police for mountain rescue. Unknown to the CRO duty controller, the call went to a neighbouring police force and was passed to NYP, who interpreted the…

INCIDENT 73/2020 – Oct. 26th Mon. 14.08 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A call was received from North Yorkshire Police to a report of a walker (f) who had sustained a lower leg injury. Although with 3 companions, and able to walk slowly with assistance, they requested help due to the distance back to their vehicle, and the weather conditions which had left the party cold and wet (heavy rain showers and a cold gusty wind). Team members responded to a rendezvous…

INCIDENT 67/2020 – Sep. 27th Sun. 10.18 hrs – Birkwith – Mountain Incident

A walker (m 26) slipped and felt his ankle “crunch”. The injured person’s ankle was splinted by CRO team members and he was carried in a stretcher a short distance to a CRO Land Rover. He was taken to the car park in Horton-in Ribblesdale from where his partner drove him to their local hospital. Volunteer hours: 24 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon