INCIDENT 25/2021 – MAY 30TH SUN. 19.38 – PEN Y GHENT, HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m, 54) slipped on the path from the top of Horton Scar Lane to Pen y ghent (below the bend to ‘the miners’ track’), sustaining an ankle injury, which he bore with stoicism, throughout. CRO 4, the team’s Honda Pioneer, led the way up Horton Scar Lane, carrying a YAS paramedic and three team members. They drove all the way to the patient, while other members waited with…

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 16/2021 – May 14th Fri. 20.21 – Near Winskill Stones, Langcliffe, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 22) was scrambling along a ledge on Langcliffe Scar, near Winskill Stones, when he slipped and fell about 2m. He landed on both feet but injured both lower legs. Team members worked with YAS paramedics to treat the injuries and provide some measure of pain relief, before stretchering him about 150m to the waiting road ambulance. Volunteer hours: 26     TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

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…