ALERT Only -May 1st Sat. 23.30 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 3 of 2021

UWFRA forwarded an alert from North Yorkshire Police regarding two Three Peaks walkers who had become separated from a bigger group after losing the path on Ingleborough. Reportedly, they had made their 999 call from a mobile phone with 1% battery. When the Duty Controller called the Force Control Room, the group had just called back to say that all were re-united and on their way home. Volunteer Hours: 0.5…

INCIDENT 14/2021 – Apr. 25th Sun. 13.23 – Ingleton Waterfalls Walk, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker was reported to have broken his ankle after tripping on the return leg of Ingleton waterfalls walk. He was found by CRO team members towards the southern end of Quarry Wood, near to the bridge over the River Doe. CRO gave the injured walker some pain relief and fitted a splint to support a suspected fracture to his lower leg. He was carried in a wheeled stretcher along…

INCIDENT 13/2021 – Apr. 18th Sun. 19.25 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A family walking the Three Peaks split up, unintentionally, when the parents were too slow for their son (15) coming off Whernside. They decided not to continue the walk and sent for a taxi, only becoming aware that their son was continuing when the taxi driver told them that someone of his description had asked the way to Ingleborough. Back in Horton in Ribblesdale, they keyed 999 and expressed their…

INCIDENT 12/2021 – Apr. 17th Sat. 14.54 – Long Lane, Clapham, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 74) fell on the rough surface near the top of Long Lane, Clapham, experiencing significant pain when she tried to stand. Having had both hips replaced in the past, there was concern about possible injury/damage. CRO members administered pain relief then assisted her into a team Land Rover for the journey down to Clapham, where a YAS road ambulance waited to take her to hospital for a…