INCIDENT 64/2023 AUG. 4th FRI. 16.36 PEN Y GHENT, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ANIMAL INCIDENT

A would-be Three Peaks walker called for help when her Dobermann dog – normally good for hill-walking – went lame in one leg. Having walked over Whernside and Ingleborough, he would go no further on the West side of Pen y ghent. The owner struggled to carry him and had to abandon the attempt, despite the assistance of other walkers. Two team members drove to the casualty site in CRO…

ALERT only. AUGUST 1st TUE. 23.34 hrs. PEN Y GHENT or INGLEBOROUGH? NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 7 OF 2023

A caller gave North Yorkshire Police the number of a walker (m) described as ‘stuck’ with two children, aged 6 and 9. The caller had left them on Pen y ghent and had since had no contact. They were to complete Pen y ghent and then go on to Ingleborough. The reporting person believed they could be stuck as, if the children tired, the adult would be unable to carry…

ALERT only. AUGUST 1st TUE. 19.38hrs. RIBBLEHEAD / PEN Y GHENT AREA, NORTH YORKSHIRE. ALERT No 6 OF 2023

A caller was concerned that a group of nine friends and family — youngest four years old — had set off from near Ribblehead for Pen y ghent at 15.30 and had not returned. She had been unable to contact them by phone and described them as not dressed for the environment and having no food or drink. The CRO Duty Controller put the team on stand-by and sent two…

INCIDENT 63/2023 JUL. 29th SAT. 18.40 PEN Y GHENT, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker ( stated as f, 14) believed she had ‘a fractured foot’, soon after leaving Pen y ghent summit on the descent towards Hull Pot. A few minutes later, as team members were being called out, a second call was received to a male walker of the same age, also on Pen y ghent, but with a ‘fractured/broken ankle’ and with the nearest location of Brackenbottom. A phone call…