INCIDENT 05/2022 – JANUARY 30th SUN. 20.30 PETERSON POT / PIPPIKIN POT, LECK, LANCASHIRE – CAVE INCIDENT

Three cavers (m,22; f,21; m,21) were reported overdue on a Peterson Pot to Pippikin Pot through trip (with Mistral Hole as an alternative early exit, if short of time). Having sent a PhoneFind text and confirmed that their car was at Bull Pot Farm, the Duty Controller organised a rapid surface search, in case the party had exited and was lost on the wild and wet way back to Bull Pot…

ALERT Only – Dec. 31st Fri. 13.09 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 11 of 2021

CRO were called to assist a walker who had reported himself stranded in high winds on Whernside. Further investigation by CRO team leaders and use of a computer based “phone find” tool placed the walker on Great Whernside, near Kettlewell and not on the “3-peaks” Whernside within CRO’s operational area. The incident was handed over to our neighbours, Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA), who brought the situation to a…

INCIDENT 79/2021 – OCTOBER 19th TUE. 12.53 – KETTLEWELL AREA, UPPER WHARFEDALE, MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m, 74) was reported overdue from a walk beginning at about 09.00 on Monday. NYP found his car in Kettlewell and after carrying out its own enquiries continuedd searching and called out UWFRA at 02.57 on Tuesday. UWFRA later called in RAF Leeming MRT, CRO and Swaledale teams, plus a Coastguard helicopter to assist. Low cloud hampered searching by helicopter and searchers on foot were treated to thick…

INCIDENT 31/2020 – Jul. 8th. Wed 13.55hrs – Foxup, Littondale – Mountain Incident

CRO were called by our neighbours, Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA), to assist with an incident near Foxup. A 74 year old male had been injured when he was thrown off his quad bike on the slopes of Plover Hill. The injured person was cared for by Yorkshire Air Ambulance paramedics and transferred to hospital in their aircraft. Volunteer hours: 10 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon