INCIDENT 7/2020 – Jan. 30th. Thu. 17.01hrs – Simon Fell, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

Two walkers (m,51; f, ) reported themselves lost, benighted, wet and cold, in cloud, on Ingleborough. With no response to the Phonefind app and their phone seeming always to be engaged, it was a while before their position could be confirmed. Team members met in Chapel le dale and a ‘hasty party’ climbed the steep slope to the edge of Simon Fell, provided extra insulation and escorted the walkers down…

INCIDENT 6/2020 – Jan. 23rd. Thu. 19.12hrs – Black Dub Moss, Horton in Ribblesdale – Mountain Incident

Two Three Peaks walkers (m,30; m,30) reported themselves ‘in a field and completely lost’, as well as ‘surrounded by swamp up to their knees’, between Birkwith and Pen y ghent. The Phonefind app, used by the duty controller, indicated that the missing pair were on the edge of Black Dub Moss. Groups of team members approached from Birkwith and Horton Scar Lane, soon locating the mispers, then guiding them to…

INCIDENT 90/2019 – Oct. 30th. Wed. 18.27hrs – Near Gaping Gill – Mountain Incident

Two Three Peaks walkers (m,57; m,53 ) became lost and benighted at Gaping Gill (the sign said so). They phoned home and a family member phoned NYP. A team Land Rover was driven to the bottom of Trow Gill and two members jogged up to GG, collected the mispers, then guided them back to the vehicle. They were returned to their own car, parked in Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours …