INCIDENT 42/2024. JUNE 8th SAT 1321hrs. WHERNSIDE, CHAPEL LE DALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The team was alerted by both Cumbria Police and North Yorkshire Police to reports of an adult male who was unconcious and not breathing. Once it was established this was a single incident and the location was close to the summit of Whernside which borders both counties the team was able to respond. The team also made a request for Yorkshire Air Ambulance to attend through the police. Two medical…

INCIDENT 35/2024 (same day) 12.53 TWISLETON SCAR, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE.

A climber (m, 61) fell a reported 3m at Twisleton Scars and suffered lower back pain. Team members and air ambulance paramedics assessed him then put him into a vacuum mattress (‘full body splint’) and on to a stretcher. Team members carried this down, over the steep, rocky ground, to a more even area where the  patient could be lifted into the helicopter. This flew down to the road near…

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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

INCIDENT 26/2024. APRIL 27th SAT. 09.15 YORKSHIRE THREE PEAKS, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

As it does every year, the team provided safety cover for the Three Peaks Race.  Over the course of the day, the team provided assistance to two casualties: one spectator (m, 37) near the Hill Inn with a wrist injury and one walker (m, 76) unrelated to the race on Whernside summit with lacerations to their face and hand.  Congratulations to all the participants for a magnificent achievement, and to…