INCIDENT 61/2021 – AUGUST 7th SAT. 19.04 – SIMON FELL (INGLEBOROUGH), CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

Three walkers (m, 20, 20, 18) reported themselves lost in thick mist, heavy rain and strong wind while attempting to walk the Three Peaks. NYP were able to provide a grid reference which placed them on Simon Fell, to the NE of Ingleborough. Having called out team members to go to Chapel le dale, the Duty Controller was able, eventually, to speak to one of the ‘mispers’ and give directions…

INCIDENT 92/2019 – Nov. 3rd. Sun. 13.06hrs – ‘Sulber cross-roads’, Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 42), having climbed Ingleborough from Clapham, slipped on the descent path across Simon Fell Breast, injuring an ankle. She attempted to continue the walk for about a mile, but eventually accepted that assistance was needed. A passer-by (coincidentally a member of a lowland search team) provided a group shelter, to keep out the cold, and another walking group stopped to help. A small CRO team drove up…

INCIDENT 30/2019 – Apr. 30th. Tue. 13.21hrs – Simon Fell Breast, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Called by North Yorkshire Police and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a parapentist who had lost control of his paraglider and hit the fell side. He was initially complaining of breathing difficulties and wheezing. CRO 2 and CRO 3  team vehicles were dispatched to Nick pot, picking up YAS paramedics on the way. We were also joined by the North West Air Ambulance and the Great North Air Ambulance. Having…

Incident 75/2017 – Sep. 30th Sat. 20.30 – Simon Fell, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

A lone walker (f 25) reported herself lost and benighted whilst descending from the summit of Ingleborough. CRO team members and a search and rescue dog were deployed to search the eastern flanks of the hill. During eventual telephone contact with the missing person, additional information was gleaned that enabled CRO to estimate her location to be on part of Simon Fell. She was found safe and well a short…