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 11/2019 – Mar. 20th. Wed. 19.39hrs – Ingleborough, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A Three Peaks walker (m, 45?) rang an acquaintance in Horton, to say that he had taken a fall while descending from Ingleborough and was bleeding significantly from a head-wound. The acquaintance rang Yorkshire Ambulance Service, whose dispatcher, unable to call the casualty back or know where to send assistance, called CRO.  A text was sent to the casualty, using the Phonefind app, but there was no immediate response. Small…

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 07/2019 – Jan. 28th. Mon. 11.40hrs – Malham Cove Top, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m,72) slipped and fell on the limestone pavement and sustained a suspected fractured right ankle. The team responded and splinted the injured limb, and then put the casualty onto a stretcher for a carry to the team vehicle. He was then transported to a waiting road ambulance at Malham visitor centre, from where he was transferred to hospital. Whilst dealing with this incident a team member slipped and…