INCIDENT 30/2022 MAY 7th SAT. 13.06 WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A trail runner fell and injured himself whilst taking part in a 50 mile ultra event that started in Malham village and encompassed the Yorkshire Dales three-peaks. During his descent from the summit of Whernside, the runner lost his footing on steep ground, tumbled over rocks and collided with a dry-stone wall. He suffered cuts to his head and was reported to have lost consciousness for a brief period. He…

INCIDENT 28/2021 – MAY 31ST MON. 14.52 – Nr THORNTON FORCE, INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

As members were arriving at the Giggleswick incident (No. 27), the YAS Emergency Operations Centre contacted CRO again, this time with a request to go to the aid of a visitor (f, 45) who had injured an ankle when she slipped on wet rocks, a little way below Thornton Force on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.  Some members were diverted from the Giggleswick incident and others from an ‘awareness’ event. They…

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 48/2018 – Aug. 4th Sat 12.02 Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A visitor (m, 32) sustained a fracture to the shoulder, after taking a fall between Manor Bridge and Pecca Falls, on the Waterfalls Trail. Team members immobilised the shoulder, then supported him on the walk down to the main Trail car park. He was assisted into a team vehicle and taken to a North West Ambulance Service road ambulance for the journey to hospital. Volunteer hours: 14   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon