INCIDENT 15/2021 – May 9th Sun. 14.21 – Pen y ghent, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 61) was reported to have taken a fall, breaking an ankle on the path down from Pen y ghent towards Hull Pot, near its junction with the ‘old Three Peaks route’.  As team members responded, YAS advised that an air ambulance had collected the patient and was flying her down to meet the road ambulance on Horton Playing Field. The team stood down. Volunteer hours: 24  …

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