INCIDENT 60/2023 JUL. 17th MON. 21.07 PEN Y GHENT and PLOVER HILL (HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE and HALTON GILL), NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A pair of novice hill-walkers (m,32?;  f,32?) set off to walk up Pen y ghent at 16.30. They called for help as they became lost while trying to descend to Horton in Ribblesdale. The team’s PhoneFind confirmed that they were on the West side of Plover Hill, above the broken line of crags. They were asked to walk up-hill and turn right at the wall towards the Pen y ghent…

INCIDENT 54/2023 JULY 1ST SATURDAY 13.20 PATH NEAR SUMMIT OF PEN-Y-GHENT, HORTON-IN-RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE

The team were alerted by North Yorkshire Police to advise that the party of a walker (F, 27yrs) had become cragfast* on steep rocky ground, in blustery winds, on the path leading up to the summit of Pen-y-Ghent on the 3 Peaks Walk. Following contact with the party, a small group of team members were diverted from a local school fete,  where they were on fundraising duties, to assist the…

INCIDENT 40/2023 MAY 31st WED 11.14 PEN Y GHENT, NORTH YORKSHIRE. MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m) was reported to have fallen and banged his head, on the summit of Pen y ghent. He had passed out, but was now conscious and breathing, although feeling dizzy and unable to walk back down. Team members met at the car park in Horton in Ribblesdale and were setting off up the hill when it was learned that an air ambulance had landed on the summit and…

ALERT only. MAY 6th SAT. 21.43 NEAR DISMAL HILL, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ALERT No 4 of 2023

North Yorkshire Police asked for CRO’s assistance following a report that a group of Three Peaks walkers could not locate one of their members who had become tired and had agreed to wait for the others while they finished the route.  While the duty controller was speaking to the police to obtain further information, the group called back to advise that they had found the missing walker. Volunteer hours: 1