Incident 73/2016 – Sep. 8th Thu. 12.35 – High Birkwith, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (m,62) with an ankle injury. When the first team member arrived on scene, it was discovered that the walker had been found by a local farmer, and given a lift back to his own car in Horton, from where he was going to make his own way to hospital for treatment. Team members were therefore stood down whilst still…

Incident 66/2016 – Aug. 20th Sat. 15.06 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (m, 35) involved in a fall on Whernside, about 1.5 miles from the Hill Inn. Unable to re-contact the caller to clarify the exact location and nature of the injuries, the team responded to Bruntscar, and from there made their way up the east flank of Whernside. Weather conditions were very poor, with high winds, heavy rain and a…

Incident 62/2016 – Aug. 7th Sun. 23.27 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

Three walkers (f37, f33, m33) having completed Ingleborough as part of a “3 peaks” walk, reported themselves lost in darkness, rain and low cloud during their descent of the hill. They had strayed a little way off the path near to Sulber, but were found by a CRO team at 1.00am and escorted to their own vehicle parked at Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 20 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon