INCIDENT 5/2020 – Jan. 23rd. Thu. 10.50hrs – Sheriff Hill, Malham – Mountain Incident

A visitor (m, 57), walking from Malham Rakes towards the top of Malham Cove, slipped on the extremely muddy path, about 300m from the road, sustaining a dislocation fracture of one ankle. The YAS paramedics who attended to the patient asked for CRO’s assistance. Team members stretchered the man to the road and helped transfer him from the stretcher into the road ambulance. Smooth-soled training shoes. Volunteer hours: t.b.c.  …

INCIDENT 4/2020 – Jan. 19th. Sun. 14.32hrs – Malham Cove, Malham – Mountain Incident

Whilst incident number 3 was underway, the team was called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with an incident near to Malham. A walker (f 15) had slipped on a steep and muddy grass slope near to the top of Malham Cove. The young person had a possible fractured ankle and was treated by YAS paramedics. CRO team members carried the injured person to a CRO vehicle, for onward travel…

INCIDENT 3/2020 – Jan. 19th. Sun. 13.32hrs – Above Bruntscar, Whernside – Mountain Incident

A walker (m 19) slipped and fell on wet rocks whilst descending from the summit of Whernside. He injured, possibly fracturing, his right lower leg. CRO team members splinted the injured leg, packaged the injured person into a stretcher and were able to drag him, sledge like, down the steep grassy slopes towards Bruntscar. The casualty was then transferred by a CRO vehicle to the B6255 road for a handover…

INCIDENT 102/2019 – Dec. 25th. Wed. (Christmas Day) 10.07hrs – Above Crina Bottom, Ingleborough – Mountain Incident

A fell-runner (f, 48) slipped on a rocky section of the bridleway onto Ingleborough, sustaining a possible fracture and deep laceration to one knee, plus a shoulder injury. She and her partner were also very cold when team members arrived on scene. After the administration of pain relief and the application of an ‘Israeli Dressing’, the patient was put into an insulated ‘casualty bag’ and carried by stretcher about 600m…