INCIDENT 90/2019 – Oct. 30th. Wed. 18.27hrs – Near Gaping Gill – Mountain Incident

Two Three Peaks walkers (m,57; m,53 ) became lost and benighted at Gaping Gill (the sign said so). They phoned home and a family member phoned NYP. A team Land Rover was driven to the bottom of Trow Gill and two members jogged up to GG, collected the mispers, then guided them back to the vehicle. They were returned to their own car, parked in Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours …

INCIDENT 88/2019 – Oct. 22nd. Tue. 17.51hrs – Barbon Low Fell, Barbon, Cumbria – Mountain Incident

NWAS asked for assistance in finding someone (f, 62) believed to be at risk, having walked on to Barbon Low Fell. The missing person was found very easily, assessed by a paramedic team member, then accompanied down to the road-head. She was kept warm until she could be handed over to NWAS paramedics and the team stood down Volunteer hours  43   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 85/2019 – Oct. 5th. Sat. 17.11hrs – Craven Way, Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 60) sustained an ankle injury on the descent from Whernside to the Craven Way green lane and there was concern that she might do more damage if she continued walking. Team members met at Ribblehead and most drove up to the Force Gill aqueduct in two CRO vehicles.  The injured person had taken some pain-relief, borrowed walking poles from one of her companions and continued walking, carefully. …

INCIDENT 84/2019 – Sep 28th. Sat. 20.46hrs – Swine Tail, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Three Three Peaks Walkers reported themselves lost, but uninjured, on Ingleborough.  In the dark, their one torch and two mobile phones had died and their third phone – the sole means of navigation – showed only 17% battery.  NYP were able to establish that this phone was near the foot of the Swine Tail. One team member set off from Newby Cote, to run up the hill, while three others…