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…

INCIDENT 36/2019 – May 18th. Sat. 13.30hrs – Below Thornton Force, Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 77) slipped and fell, injuring the back of her head. When CRO members arrived, they found her much improved from the original description. Following assessment, it was agreed that the patient could walk to the team Land Rover for the drive to the road-head on the Kingsdale road. Here, she was further assessed by YAS paramedics. An air ambulance circled overhead, but returned to its base when…

INCIDENT 12/2019 – Mar. 23rd. Sat. 12.38hrs – Thornton Force, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A visitor (m, 61) fell and tumbled four or five metres onto rocks, near Thornton Force, on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. He sustained a deep gash to one leg and a scalp wound. First on scene was a YAS paramedic, who assessed the patient and stopped the bleeding, so that CRO members could stretcher him to a team Land Rover, parked above Tom’s Cabin. He was driven to the road-head…