INCIDENT 91/2019 – Oct. 31st. Thu. 14.38hrs – Ingleton Waterfalls Trail – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, ca.35?) was reported to have such abdominal pain, ’20 minutes into the walk’, that he was unable to continue. When the first team member arrived at the casualty site, YAS personnel were just beginning to walk the patient back to the car park. CRO stood down. Volunteer hours  14   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 77/2019 – Aug 31st. Sat. 09.30hrs – Near summit of Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m, 31) was reported to be having a fit, then breathing but unconscious, just above the upper tier of rocks on the ascent of Pen y ghent. When he regained consciousness, his companions and a passing doctor moved him to the shelter of the ridge wall as the weather was a bit wild.  Team members assembled near Dale Head, as the air ambulance circled overhead. With the cloud…

INCIDENT 40/2019 – May 29th. Wed. 15.09hrs – Near Gaping Gill Hole, Ingleborough, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

The caving club operating the winch into Gaping Gill called North Yorkshire Police to ask for assistance with a member (m, 46) experiencing an irregular and very rapid heartbeat, on the surface, near GG. A helicopter was requested, but as the North West Air Ambulance approached, the cloud and drizzle descended, making air evacuation too risky. CRO members, who had been standing by, drove team Land Rovers up the hill,…

Alert only – Mar. 26th Tue. 08.22hrs – Pen y ghent, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Yorkshire Ambulance Service received a call, saying that a walker (m, 45) was fitting ‘on top of Pen y ghent’. YAS deployed both road and air ambulances, calling CRO as an added precaution. From home, the duty controller could see that the cloud base was well above the summit, so agreed with YAS that CRO would not go out. It then transpired that the casualty had come round and had…