INCIDENT 58/2020 – Aug. 24th Mon. 13.14hrs – Watlowes (‘The Dry Valley’), Malham – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 45) landed heavily, coming off a stile in Malham’s ‘Dry Valley’, and sustained a suspected broken ankle. With no signal on her party’s mobile phone, another walker used his phone to call 999, for an ambulance. Unfortunately, the description given (without mention of a stile being noted) was 300m from the road and sounded like the main path from the village. First on the scene, the CRO…

INCIDENT 57/2020 – Aug. 23rd Sun. 13.10hrs – Malham Cove, Malham – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 25), with a medical condition, collapsed just after the steps at the top of Malham Cove. Arriving first, the air ambulance paramedics assessed the patient, then handed him over to team members, who walked him gently across to Cove Road, where he was assisted into a YAS road ambulance. Volunteer Hours: 23   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 49/2020 – Aug.10th Mon. 14.01hrs – Pecca Falls, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

As team vehicles were returning from Malham, a visitor on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail expressed concern that his wife (72 and with a medical condition) was unwell.  Returning team members were diverted to the Kingsdale road, for access to the Pecca Falls area. The casualty, who was dehydrated, was stretchered to a team vehicle which took her back to the family car on the Trail’s main car park. Team members…

INCIDENT 48/2020 – Aug.10th Mon. 11.49hrs – Malham Cove – Mountain Incident

A visitor (f) was reported to have fallen, at the foot of the Malham Cove steps and was complaining of pain in her side and neck. As team members responded, this was updated to back and neck pain with numbness in her legs. After attention from YAS paramedics, the casualty was carried to a team vehicle and driven to Town Head Farm for transfer to the waiting road ambulance. Volunteer…