INCIDENT 45/2020 – Aug.3rd Mon. 23.01hrs – Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

Four Three Peaks walkers (all f) called NYP, saying that they were ‘lost’ on the descent from Ingleborugh towards Horton in Ribblesdale, despite being able to describe the signpost on their path (‘Horton 2 miles’) and provide a ten-figure grid reference. However, as they had only one torch and rapidly declining phone batteries, the Duty Controller decided to have them picked up where they were, rather than have them wandering…

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 50/2018 – Aug. 5th Sun. 21.38hrs – Sulber Nick and Beecroft, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two walkers (f,43; f,39) reported themselves ‘lost and losing daylight’, but gave a (correct) ten figure grid reference for their position, within 100m of ‘Sulber Crossroads’. While the duty controller was trying to contact them, they told North Yorkshire Police that they both had a phone signal and a torch, so would continue to Horton. A few minutes later, their response to the team’s ‘PhoneFind’ application showed that they were…

Incident 40/2018 – Jun. 15th Fri 11.55 Ingleborough, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker with a medical condition collapsed and was unconscious for a brief period. Initial information stated that he was ‘on the track to Little Ingleborough’, but further enquiries suggested that he was on the Horton side of the hill. While CRO members searched up and down the path from the Nick Pot area, the crew of an air ambulance spotted him just above ‘Sulber Cross-roads’. He was walked to…