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 14/2021 – Apr. 25th Sun. 13.23 – Ingleton Waterfalls Walk, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker was reported to have broken his ankle after tripping on the return leg of Ingleton waterfalls walk. He was found by CRO team members towards the southern end of Quarry Wood, near to the bridge over the River Doe. CRO gave the injured walker some pain relief and fitted a splint to support a suspected fracture to his lower leg. He was carried in a wheeled stretcher along…

INCIDENT 12/2021 – Apr. 17th Sat. 14.54 – Long Lane, Clapham, North Yorkshire. – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 74) fell on the rough surface near the top of Long Lane, Clapham, experiencing significant pain when she tried to stand. Having had both hips replaced in the past, there was concern about possible injury/damage. CRO members administered pain relief then assisted her into a team Land Rover for the journey down to Clapham, where a YAS road ambulance waited to take her to hospital for a…

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…