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…

INCIDENT 34/2021 – JUNE 18th FRI. 13.52 – WHERNSIDE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A Three Peaks walker (f, 38) fell on the path to the summit of Whernside at the northern end of the ridge, sustaining a lower leg injury. The leg would not bear weight, so a member of a neighbouring MRT provided a group shelter then called for help. A paramedic among the first CRO members to arrive assessed the injury and suggested that an air ambulance would save the patient…

INCIDENT 11/2021 – Apr. 15th Thu. 14.47 – Whernside, Ingleton, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A paraglider pilot (m, 54) launched from the summit ridge of Whernside, but immediately landed heavily, 200m down-slope, injuring his right ankle. As the first CRO members scaled the hill, the North West Air Ambulance landed on the ridge. Paramedics scrambled down and packaged the patient before team members, assisted by passers-by, carried patient and team stretcher up to the aircraft. This flew to Royal Lancaster Infirmary and the team…