INCIDENT 27/2021 – MAY 31ST MON. 14.31 – GIGGLESWICK SCAR (SOUTH), GIGGLESWICK, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A climber (m, 27) is believed to have been descending around the side of the main climbing area on Giggleswick Scar (South) when he sustained a head injury, caused by a falling rock. His climbing partner called for help and administered what first aid she could on the steep, rocky, wooded hillside. The first team members on scene were very quickly followed by YAS paramedics and a doctor from the…

INCIDENT 20/2021 – MAY 23RD SUN. 13.10 – CASTLEBERGH ROCK, SETTLE, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A climber (m) fell from the top of Castlebergh. Two visitors, who had seen him fall, ran down and attempted CPR for about 15 minutes. When the first team member arrived on scene, with a defibrillator, it told them not to shock the patient. The doctor and paramedics from two air ambulances, a road ambulance and YAS rapid response vehicle confirmed life extinct. Once the necessary formalities were over, team…

INCIDENT 15/2021 – May 9th Sun. 14.21 – Pen y ghent, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 61) was reported to have taken a fall, breaking an ankle on the path down from Pen y ghent towards Hull Pot, near its junction with the ‘old Three Peaks route’.  As team members responded, YAS advised that an air ambulance had collected the patient and was flying her down to meet the road ambulance on Horton Playing Field. The team stood down. Volunteer hours: 24  …

INCIDENT 57/2020 – Aug. 23rd Sun. 13.10hrs – Malham Cove, Malham – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 25), with a medical condition, collapsed just after the steps at the top of Malham Cove. Arriving first, the air ambulance paramedics assessed the patient, then handed him over to team members, who walked him gently across to Cove Road, where he was assisted into a YAS road ambulance. Volunteer Hours: 23   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon