INCIDENT 81/2023 SEP. 16th SAT. 13.56 ON DESCENT FROM PEN Y GHENT TO BRACKENBOTTOM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (f, 48) twisted an ankle very badly while descending the upper tier of rock at ‘the sharp end’ of Pen y ghent, so that she was unable to continue. With the cloud base at about 530m (the level of the junction of the Dale Head and Brackenbottom paths), faster team members ran up to assess the casualty and provide re-assurance for the family group, while other members carried…

INCIDENT 80/2023 SEP. 15th FRI. 13.16 GRAIN INGS, WHERNSIDE, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A walker (m, 60) was reported to be experiencing such pain in the area of his kidneys that he could not continue up the path up Whernside. While team members were en route to Blea Moor, the air ambulance flew in and its paramedics treated the patient before he was flown to Ribblehead for transfer to a road ambulance. The team returned to the road-head then stood down. Volunteer hours:…

INCIDENT 76/2023 (same day). 15.56 FOOT of MALHAM COVE, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (f, 78) suffered a medical event near the foot of Malham Cove. An ambulance was called and YAS asked CRO to attend, also. Members in the first team vehicle reached the casualty site very soon after the paramedics began their assessment of the patient, who seemed to be improving. She was assisted to the team vehicle and driven to Town Head Farm for transfer to the road ambulance.…

INCIDENT 74/2023 SEP. 1st FRI. 16.21 PATH Nr BEEZLEY FALLS, INGLETON, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

A visitor (m, 48), sustained an ankle injury such that he could not put weight on it, following a slip on the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail near Beezley Falls. He phoned for an ambulance, but some time later a more experienced walker advised that he should have asked for his 999 call to go to the Police and they should be asked for Mountain Rescue. She then did this on his…