Alert only – Jun 22nd Sat. 03.11hrs – Malhamdale / Littondale, North Yorkshire – Alert only

CRO received a request to assist North Yorkshire Police in the search for a high risk missing person whose car was thought to have been found, empty, in Littondale. This is in the area covered by Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association, so the request was passed over to them. However, the location was then changed to Malhamdale, so the request was passed back. NYP found the misper, fast asleep in…

INCIDENT 28/2019 – Apr. 27th. Sat. 14.20hrs – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A runner (M) competing in the 3 peaks fell race went missing after summiting Ingleborough in 11/12th place, concern was raised as he hadn’t arrived back in Horton within the expected time period and no sign of him on the descent. A small team were tasked to head up to Trow Gill and start a search from there. Whilst another team started to assemble at Horton, to search up towards…

INCIDENT 19/2019 – Apr. 18th. Thu. 14.20hrs – Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

The team were contacted by North Yorkshire Police to assist in the search for a high risk missing person, who it was believed may have headed into the local hills. Two team members went to liaise with the police officer on scene, whilst others went to collect a team vehicle. Just as the vehicle was leaving our Depot, and before a  callout to the full team was sent out, police…

Alert only – Sep. 22nd Sat. 19.32hrs – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A father reported that his daughter – ‘an experienced walker’ – had become separated from the rest of her party on Ingleborough. She had not been heard from for an hour and was believed not to have reached the summit, so the father was going to look for her. 24 minutes later, the CRO Duty Controller was advised that she had been found and that both were on their way…