INCIDENT 07/2023 FEB 16TH THU. 19.46 FOUNTAINS FELL, MALHAM MOOR, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ASSIST UWFRA

UWFRA called CRO when a man reported three of his family (wife, son and a friend) overdue on a walk over Fountains Fell in the dark and poor visibility because of low cloud and drizzle. The Pennine Way over Fountains is the boundary between the teams. The CRO duty controller asked a local member to drive up the Silverdale road to meet the reporting person, but he met the whole…

ALERT only. OCT. 21st FRI. 17.25 – INGLEBOROUGH, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ALERT No 7 of 2022

A visitor reported that her husband (67), a keen fell-runner but un-familiar with the area, had gone for a run up Ingleborough and not returned to Chapel le dale over an hour after the arranged time of 16.00 hrs.. When the duty controller tried to call the reporting person, the call went to Voicemail. Having left a request that she phone back, he then phoned NYP’s Force Control Room for…

ALERT only 19th THU. 22.33 – GAPING GILL, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ALERT No 4 of 2022

A caller to North Yorkshire Police reported three cavers (all m) several hours overdue from a trip into Gaping Gill, The CRO duty controller was unable to contact members of the caving club which organises the August winch meet, to ask whether they had any knowledge of the mispers, so asked a local member of the team to look for their car in Clapham. While she was doing this, the…

INCIDENT 55/2022 19th TUE. 19.37 THREE PEAKS, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A 70 year old walker was reported overdue and missing by his companions. He had set off from Chapel-le-Dale at 6.30am, on what was the hottest day of the year so far, to walk the three peaks route starting with an ascent of Ingleborough. He was last seen at 10.45am by the old school in Horton-in-Ribblesdale where he had stopped to rest and eat. His companions’ attempts to contact him…