ALERT only 13th Fri. 16.06 – WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ALERT No 2 of 2022

Concern was expressed for a walker, described as ‘struggling’ on the steps coming off Whernside. His wife had expected to meet him at the Station Inn, Ribblehead, but ten minutes after the CRO duty controller was alerted, he spoke to the walker who had just phoned his wife to say he was in Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 0.25 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 29/2022 MAY 1st SUN. 12.37 Near GAPING GILL, CLAPHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 59) slipped on wet rock alongside Fell Beck, a few metres before it falls into Gaping Gill. There was initial confusion when she was reported to be ‘inside Gaping Gill caves’ and to have broken(?) her wrist, but once her location on the surface was confirmed, team members were able to respond appropriately. One, who was out for a walk, ran down from the top of Ingleborough…

INCIDENT 27/2022 SAME DAY 13.30 WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

As the members involved in incident no 26 were descending, they were asked to help two more walkers to assist a companion who had also aggravated existing knee and ankle injuries. They were assisted down to the Honda Pioneer, which returned them to the road head. In shuttling injured walkers along Philpin Lane, Chapel le dale, team members came across an incapacitated Three Peaks walker who was said to have…

INCIDENT 24/2022 – APRIL 18th Mon 16.55 Quarry Wood, Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton,  North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A visitor (f, ) slipped, sustaining an ankle injury, in Quarry Wood, towards the end of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. Team members walked in from Storrs Common and, having given mild pain-relief and splinted the lower leg, lifted the casualty in an insulated casualty bag onto a wheeled stretcher. She was wheeled to a team Land Rover, which carried her to the family car after she had opted to go…