INCIDENT 43/2021 – JULY 3rd SAT. 11.46 – BETWEEN HIGH BIRKWITH AND OLD ING, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (f) was reported to have broken an ankle, between High Birkwith and Old Ing, North of Horton. A small team went to investigate, with other members asked to show their availability. When the team Land Rover arrived on scene, the casualty was already in a YAS road ambulance, so everyone was stood down. Volunteer hours 6.   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 37/2021 – JUNE 20th SUN. – HUMPHREY BOTTOM, INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (f, 43) slipped on the path ascending Ingleborough, above Sunset Pot, sustaining an ankle injury. A small team went up in CRO 4 (the Honda Pioneer), followed by one of the Land Rovers. Other members waited at the road-head in Chapel-le-Dale, but were not needed. The injured leg was splinted and the patient assisted onto a wheeled stretcher for the short ride down to the Pioneer.…

INCIDENT 34/2021 – JUNE 18th FRI. 13.52 – WHERNSIDE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (f, 38) fell on the path to the summit of Whernside at the northern end of the ridge, sustaining a lower leg injury. The leg would not bear weight, so a member of a neighbouring MRT provided a group shelter then called for help. A paramedic among the first CRO members to arrive assessed the injury and suggested that an air ambulance would save the patient…

INCIDENT 28/2021 – MAY 31ST MON. 14.52 – Nr THORNTON FORCE, INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

As members were arriving at the Giggleswick incident (No. 27), the YAS Emergency Operations Centre contacted CRO again, this time with a request to go to the aid of a visitor (f, 45) who had injured an ankle when she slipped on wet rocks, a little way below Thornton Force on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.  Some members were diverted from the Giggleswick incident and others from an ‘awareness’ event. They…