INCIDENT 54/2019 – July 9th. Tue. 23.42hrs – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

Three inexperienced walkers, attempting the Three Peaks, reported themselves lost, but uninjured on Ingleborough. The Phonefind app showed them to be on the Swinetail, from where they were advised by phone to return to the summit shelter. This they did, but declined to risk trying to find a way off and were instructed to stay at the shelter. One member ran up the hill from Newby, one remained at home…

INCIDENT 52/2019 – June 27th. Thu. 17.18hrs – Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

One of a group of three adults rang North Yorkshire Police for Mountain Rescue assistance at the top of Malham Cove and a small group of CRO members was turned out to help. Two members of the walking group were experiencing difficulty on the limestone pavement, so were assisted off the rocks, onto a grassy area and into a team Land Rover. This took them, physically unharmed, to their own…

INCIDENT 67/2018 – Dec. 2nd. 11.39hrs – Pen-y-ghent Side, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were contacted by North Yorkshire Police after a walker reported herself lost and requesting advice, having set out to walk Pen-y-ghent. Despite a poor signal, the police control staff were able to get a location for the caller before losing the call. A small team were dispatched to locate the walker, and as they approached the reported position, they came across her, with a companion, making their way…

INCIDENT 50/2018 – Aug. 5th Sun. 21.38hrs – Sulber Nick and Beecroft, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two walkers (f,43; f,39) reported themselves ‘lost and losing daylight’, but gave a (correct) ten figure grid reference for their position, within 100m of ‘Sulber Crossroads’. While the duty controller was trying to contact them, they told North Yorkshire Police that they both had a phone signal and a torch, so would continue to Horton. A few minutes later, their response to the team’s ‘PhoneFind’ application showed that they were…