INCIDENT 63/2021 – AUGUST 18th WED. 12.13 – Nr THORNTON FORCE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 29) slipped while stepping from boulder to boulder just below Thornton Force, twisting her knee. After assessment by the team doctor (Sprain rather than dislocation or fracture.), her leg was splinted by YAS paramedics. Accompanied by team members, she was helped to walk about 200m to a team Land Rover for the drive to the road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 14   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 45/2021 – JULY 10th SAT. 13.27 – INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL, NEAR ‘TOM’S CABIN’, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (m, 43) was reported to be fitting, on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail between Pecca Falls and Thornton Force. As team members neared the site, confirmation was received that he was at the ‘Tom’s Cabin’ refreshment hut. Members found that he was no longer fitting and was fully conscious, so after assessment he was helped the short distance to a team Land Rover and driven to meet a NWAS…

INCIDENT 28/2021 – MAY 31ST MON. 14.52 – Nr THORNTON FORCE, INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

As members were arriving at the Giggleswick incident (No. 27), the YAS Emergency Operations Centre contacted CRO again, this time with a request to go to the aid of a visitor (f, 45) who had injured an ankle when she slipped on wet rocks, a little way below Thornton Force on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.  Some members were diverted from the Giggleswick incident and others from an ‘awareness’ event. They…

INCIDENT 24/2021 – MAY 30TH SUN. 15.37 – NEAR THORNTON FORCE, INGLETON WATERFALLS TRAIL, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (m, 37) slipped on the path below Thornton Force and fell, sustaining an extremely painful ankle injury. Team members administered pain relief, splinted the lower leg then carried the casualty, by stretcher, to a team Land Rover. This took him to the road-head to await a YAS road ambulance. He was handed over to the paramedics for the journey to hospital and his family members were driven back…