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

INCIDENT 56/2020 – Aug.18th Tue. 15.14hrs – Bar Pot, near Gaping Gill, Ingleborough – Cave Incident

CRO were called to help with an incident in Bar Pot – part of the Gaping Gill cave system under the slopes of Ingleborough. A caver (F 14yo) had fallen about 2.5 metres whilst abseiling down the first pitch of Bar Pot. The caver had landed heavily on her feet and then tumbled backwards banging her head. She was reported to have a suspected fracture of her left ankle and…

INCIDENT 52/2020 – Aug.15th Sat. 16.58hrs – Thornton Force, Waterfalls Walk, Ingleton – Mountain Incident

Three hours after completing incident number 51 we returned to Ingleton waterfalls walk to give help to a 32 year old woman. She had slipped on a wet rock and banged her head; she was reported to us as being confused and not being able to remember what had happened. After assessing the woman’s injury and responses, CRO team members decided that she was able to walk, with assistance, a…