INCIDENT 65/2020 – Sep. 19th Sat. 21.04 hrs – Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A walker made a 999 call to North Yorkshire Police, saying that her companion had fallen and was injured, while they (f, f) were walking the Three Peaks. Before any more information could be passed, the call ceased and the NYP Force Control Room was unable to re-connect. All that was known was the phone network and the network’s approximation of the caller’s location – Simon Fell Breast, on the…

INCIDENT 63/2020 – Sep. 12th Sat. 14.12hrs – Ingleton Waterfalls Trail – Mountain Incident

A visitor (f, 43) injured an ankle on the path between Pecca Falls and Thornton Force and was unable to put weight on it. On arrival at ‘Tom’s Cabin’, YAS paramedics and team members splinted the patient’s lower leg and stretchered her a short distance to a team Land Rover. This took her to the road ambulance, waiting on the Kingsdale road, then took her husband down to their car,…

INCIDENT 59/2020 – Aug. 24th Mon. 16.55hrs – Baxengill Gorge, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

Very soon after members returned home from incident number 58, a call was received to a visitor (f, 39) who had sustained a suspected ankle fracture on the return half of the Ingleton Watefalls Trail. A hasty search by the first team members on scene at Beezleys found her on the main path, near the viewing bridge in Baxengill Gorge. Other members took stretcher, splints and other casualty care equipment…

INCIDENT 38/2020 – Jul. 21st. Tue. 12.11hrs – Top of Malham Cove – Mountain Incident

A visitor (f, 33)  was reported to have fallen, sustaining a suspected ankle fracture, on the limestone pavement at the top of the Cove. After assessment, pain relief and immobilisation of the injured ankle by YAS paramedics from the air ambulance, the casualty was stretchered to a CRO Land Rover, driven to the road-head on Malham Rakes and transferred to a road ambulance for the journey to hospital. Having decontaminated…