INCIDENT 74/2019 – Aug 21st. Wed. 13.56hrs – On rocks at the foot of Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A visitor (f, 56) slipped on wet rocks, at the edge of Malham Beck, close to Malham Cove, landing on her face, gashing her nose and dazing herself. When YAS paramedics and CRO members arrived, she had recovered sufficiently to walk, with assistance, to a team vehicle. This took her to the YAS road ambulance, down at Town Head, Malham, where the paramedics were able to assess her, away from…

INCIDENT 68/2019 – Aug 9th. Fri 20.49hrs – Top of Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m, 61) reached the top of Malham Cove, but, immediately on arrival, slipped on the wet limestone pavement, injuring his hip or upper leg in such a way that he could not stand. Immediately after a CRO controller and YAS ambulance personnel arrived at the road-head, an air ambulance (YAA) flew in and landed quite close to the casualty site. After attention from the ambulance personnel, CRO members…

INCIDENT 67/2019 – Aug 7th. Wed 13.45hrs – Top of Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 70) was reported to have sprained an ankle and gashed her head in a fall on the limestone pavement at the top of Malham Cove. On arrival, team members found that the slight scalp wound had been covered and all that was required was a stretcher carry to a team vehicle. This took her down to Malham car park, where she was transferred to the family car…

INCIDENT 57/2019 – July 15th. Mon. 13.30hrs – Malham Cove top, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to a visitor (f,62)who had fallen at the top of Malham cove and sustained a head injury. Just as team members were getting vehicles out of our Depot to respond, YAS informed us that the casualty had been able to make her way to meet the attending ambulance, and the team were stood down. As 7 personnel had already dropped what…