INCIDENT 37/2022 JUN 9th  THU. 20.08 WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (f, 20) suffered crippling abdominal pain, causing her to faint momentarily on the summit of Whernside – her final peak of the three. The team responded, also requesting an air ambulance, but the YAS clinical hub decided that the casualty had rallied sufficiently to be classed as ‘walking wounded’. However, she was very cold so was helped into an insulated casualty bag and onto a stretcher.…

ALERT only 13th Fri. 16.06 – WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – ALERT No 2 of 2022

Concern was expressed for a walker, described as ‘struggling’ on the steps coming off Whernside. His wife had expected to meet him at the Station Inn, Ribblehead, but ten minutes after the CRO duty controller was alerted, he spoke to the walker who had just phoned his wife to say he was in Horton in Ribblesdale. Volunteer hours: 0.25 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 30/2022 MAY 7th SAT. 13.06 WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A trail runner fell and injured himself whilst taking part in a 50 mile ultra event that started in Malham village and encompassed the Yorkshire Dales three-peaks. During his descent from the summit of Whernside, the runner lost his footing on steep ground, tumbled over rocks and collided with a dry-stone wall. He suffered cuts to his head and was reported to have lost consciousness for a brief period. He…

INCIDENT 27/2022 SAME DAY 13.30 WHERNSIDE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

As the members involved in incident no 26 were descending, they were asked to help two more walkers to assist a companion who had also aggravated existing knee and ankle injuries. They were assisted down to the Honda Pioneer, which returned them to the road head. In shuttling injured walkers along Philpin Lane, Chapel le dale, team members came across an incapacitated Three Peaks walker who was said to have…