INCIDENT 38/2021 – JUNE 23rd WED. – GAPING GILL, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – CAVE INCIDENT

NYP asked CRO to investigate when two people (m, m) were reported overdue from a trip into Gaping Gill. Their vehicle was found in Clapham, they were not found to be on the walk down, but GG was found to be rigged. Voice contact was established and the full team was called out. The two climbers had descended Gaping Gill main shaft with the intention of climbing the rock climb…

INCIDENT 22/2021 – MAY 29TH SAT. 23.26 – THREE PEAKS WALK , NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

The proprietrix of a hotel in Wharfedale expressed concern that two residents who had left to start the Three Peaks at 07.30, saying they would return for dinner by 20.00, had not returned. With no knowledge of their car make or registration mark or their intended start-point and route, then no response to Phonefind, two team members set off to check car-parking sites. As they were doing this, a third…

INCIDENT 77/2020 – Nov. 14th Sat. 21.46 – Newby / Ingleborough area? North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

North Yorkshire Police passed on a message from a concerned party in Newby who had agreed to a walker parking by her property that morning, but he had not returned, twelve hours later. A rapid drive of roads around the Ingleborough block produced no struggling walker. NYP determined the car owner’s mobile phone number and both voicemail and PhoneFind / SARLoc messages were left, without result. With only a vague…

Alert only – Oct. 10th. Sat. 23.34hrs – Ingleborough – Alert No. 6 of 2020

North Yorkshire Police passed on an alert that five ‘experienced walkers’ had not descended from Ingleborough. The duty controller was unable to contact the caller and only one of the PhoneFind messages sent to the three phones of the missing party was received (i.e. two phones were switched off, unavailable or had a dead battery). NYP then advised that the missing walkers had just arrived back in Horton in Ribblesdale.…