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…

INCIDENT 09/2019 – Feb. 20th. Weds. 14.08hrs – Path above Thornton Force, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A visitor (m, 52) was reported to have collapsed and lost, then regained consciousness at the top of the steps, above Thornton Force, on the Waterfalls Trail. He was uninjured and declined to be carried, by stretcher, to a team Land Rover, waiting on Twisleton Lane. Instead, he was escorted down to Tom’s Cabin and across fields to the Kingsdale road, where YAS paramedics were waiting to assess him in…

Incident 42/2018 – Jul. 6th Fri 14.29 Thornton Force area, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) requested the team’s assistance to help a walker who had fallen whilst on the Waterfalls Trail. The injured person was eventually found near Pecca Falls, being assisted back to the car park by a companion, as YAS had told them an ambulance would not be available for 4 hours. The casualty was assessed, and assisted/escorted to a team vehicle at Tom’s Cabin, and conveyed back to…