ALERT Only – Dec. 31st Fri. 13.09 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 11 of 2021

CRO were called to assist a walker who had reported himself stranded in high winds on Whernside. Further investigation by CRO team leaders and use of a computer based “phone find” tool placed the walker on Great Whernside, near Kettlewell and not on the “3-peaks” Whernside within CRO’s operational area. The incident was handed over to our neighbours, Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA), who brought the situation to a…

INCIDENT 85/2021 – NOVEMBER 21st SUN. 14.22  WHERNSIDE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

CRO were called to assist a walker (f, 57) who had fallen while descending from the summit of Whernside. She was reported to have twisted her knee and banged her head as a result of her fall and was being assisted down the hill by two passing walkers. When CRO arrived at the road head we discovered that the injured walker and her companions had been successful in reaching Broadrake…

INCIDENT 54/2021 – JULY 31st SAT. 13.03 – APPROACHING SUMMIT OF WHERNSIDE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (m) was reported to have dislocated a knee high up on Whernside.  As members were assembling near the Blea Moor aqueduct, the air ambulance was able to land close to the casualty and effect his rescue with assistance only from other walkers already on site.  Team members stood down. Volunteer hours: 27   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 49/2021 – JULY 18th SUN. 15.10 – WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A 34 year old female, taking part in a three peaks walk charity event, was reported to be suffering from heat stroke – feeling faint, with cramps and getting worse. The walker was on the ascent of Whernside, not far from Greensett Moss and in the company of event marshals. CRO team members assessed the sick walker and treated her for possible heat stroke / exhaustion. Initially we recorded an…