INCIDENT 64/2020 – Sep. 13th Sun. 08.13hrs – Chapel le dale, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

A Three Peaks walker (f, 39) was reported to be suffering pain in the left shoulder and back. Other information suggested that the group leaders suspected a heart problem. No location was given, but the team was asked to meet the caller at The Old Hill Inn. The caller could not be called back, so the duty controller went to the Hill Inn. A team vehicle set off from Clapham…

INCIDENT 63/2020 – Sep. 12th Sat. 14.12hrs – Ingleton Waterfalls Trail – Mountain Incident

A visitor (f, 43) injured an ankle on the path between Pecca Falls and Thornton Force and was unable to put weight on it. On arrival at ‘Tom’s Cabin’, YAS paramedics and team members splinted the patient’s lower leg and stretchered her a short distance to a team Land Rover. This took her to the road ambulance, waiting on the Kingsdale road, then took her husband down to their car,…

INCIDENT 58/2020 – Aug. 24th Mon. 13.14hrs – Watlowes (‘The Dry Valley’), Malham – Mountain Incident

A walker (f, 45) landed heavily, coming off a stile in Malham’s ‘Dry Valley’, and sustained a suspected broken ankle. With no signal on her party’s mobile phone, another walker used his phone to call 999, for an ambulance. Unfortunately, the description given (without mention of a stile being noted) was 300m from the road and sounded like the main path from the village. First on the scene, the CRO…

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