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ALERT only. APRIL 27th SAT. 17.45 hrs PEN-Y-GHENT, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 2 OF 2024

A Three Peaks walker who had become separated from his walking partner on Pen-y-ghent reported the person missing to North Yorkshire Police, who notified CRO.  As the Duty Controller was making preliminary inquiries so that a search could be conducted, the missing walker turned up near Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 1

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ALERT only. OCTOBER 1st SUN. 07.35 hrs. SETTLE AREA, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 9 OF 2023

NYP asked for CRO’s advice and technical assistance in locating two relatively inexperienced campers (m, 18) in the Settle area. They had phoned a parent at 01.32 to say that they were very cold and could they be picked up in Settle? At 03.00, the parent had arrived in Settle but had been unable to find or phone them. The CRO duty controller was alerted at 07.35 and, after making…

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ALERT only. SEPTEMBER 18th MON. 17.02 hrs. INGLEBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 8 OF 2023

A long-distance caller reported that her partner — a 40-year old, competent, experienced and well-equipped fell-walker — having walked over Whernside, had phoned from Ingleborough to say that the weather was such that he was abandoning his Three Peaks walk and returning to his car at Ribblehead. She had heard nothing more and had been unable to contact him in the past six hours. With the team on stand-by, the…