INCIDENT 66/2021 – AUGUST 22nd SUN. 13.45 – Top of CATRIGG FORCE, STAINFORTH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m, 80) collapsed near the top of Catrigg Force waterfall. After a thorough assessment by a CRO casualty care trainer he was helped into an insulated casualty bag on a stretcher and carried to a team vehicle. This took him to Settle Ambulance Station where he and several team members waited for an ambulance which would take him to hospital. Volunteer hours:  18   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 33/2021 – JUNE 17th THU. 15.33 – RIVERSIDE PATH, SOUTH OF STAINFORTH, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 76) was reported to have collapsed while walking along the side of the Ribble, across from Hornby Laithe bunkhouse, Stainforth. Members scouting the exact location arrived on scene just before a YAS paramedic in his Rapid Response Vehicle. By now, the patient appeared to be recovering, so after assessment by the paramedic, she was walked gently to a stile, then sledged up a steep slope by stretcher…

Incident 37/2018 – Jun. 9th Sat 17.34 Catrigg, Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker, who had strayed slightly off the footpath from Catrigg to Stainforth, slipped on a grassy bank and went over on his ankle – reportedly hearing a snap. He was treated for a possible fracture by Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics and CRO team members. A short, but tricky, stretcher carry enabled the injured person to be taken by a CRO vehicle to the roadhead. Volunteer hours: 24 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon