Incident 30/2018 – May 28th Mon. 15.45 Brackenbottom Scar, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A female walker slipped and fell descending Pen-y-ghent sustaining a suspected fracture to her right ankle. She was carried by passers-by to within 500m of the road before being met by team members, who were called by North Yorkshire Police. The patient was treated by team casualty carers and given pain relief before a YAS paramedic took over treatment. Team members splinted the casualty’s leg and carried her by stretcher…

Alert – Apr. 3rd Tue. 20.26 Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A lone walker (m) was reported overdue by his partner, walking ‘in the Pen-y-ghent area’. As the duty controller was talking to the Police to establish further details, the walker contacted his partner by phone to say he was okay and about to return home. No further action required or taken. Volunteer hours:0.33 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 42/2017 – June 21st Mon. 16.33 – Horton Scar, Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A 5 yr old ‘sprocker’ spaniel fell on rocks and was unable, or unwilling, to move his back legs. The owner requested assistance to get the dog off the hill. A small team responded, and together with a National Park Ranger, conveyed the dog down to the owners vehicle in Horton, from where the dog was taken for treatment at a local vet. Volunteer hours: 8   *The dog, Benson,…

Incident 14/2017 – Mar 31st Fri. 12.13 – Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a walker (f, 16) suffering an asthma attack, near the summit of Pen-y-ghent. The casualty was assessed by air ambulance paramedics, before being escorted down to a team vehicle for transport to a road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 20 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon