INCIDENT 60/2020 – Aug. 26th Wed. 22.01hrs – Horton Moor, Pen-y-ghent – Mountain Incident

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a report of a family (2 adults, 3 children + dog) who had become lost whilst descending Pen-y-ghent, and in danger of being benighted. The whole team was placed on standby in case a full search was required, but fortunately the daughter was able to download What 3 Words and provide a location. Following a brief phone call to the group,…

INCIDENT 46/2020 – Aug.8th Sat. 14.15hrs – Pen y ghent – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 48) stumbled on the final climb up the south end of Pen y ghent, hitting her head as she stood up again and sustaining a head injury. A passing doctor helped staunch the bleeding from the scalp wound and, knowing that help had been requested, advised  that she might begin to walk back down. The first  team members to arrive met the casualty’s party at the lower…

INCIDENT 40/2020 – Jul. 29th. Wed. 10.07hrs – Pen y ghent – path from Brackenbottom – Mountain Incident

A Three Peaks walker (m, 56) collapsed on the path to Pen y ghent, above Brackenbottom Scar. Although he seemed still to be confused, three other walkers – all nurses – abandoned their own walk and assisted him back down to the road and handed him over to YAS paramedics, waiting in a road ambulance. Team members were stood down. Volunteer hours:  5 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 32/2020 – Jul. 9th. Thu. 14.37hrs – Pen y ghent – Mountain Incident

A walking group, including a doctor, came across another walker (m, 79) who they reported was feeling dizzy and faint, unable to walk, on the steep ascent route of Pen y ghent. As CRO members set off up the hill, the doctor and ‘patient’ began to descend, but must have been moving well, as they had turned off towards Brackenbottom before the first team member reached the steep ground, running…