Cave Rescue News

INCIDENT 85/2019 – Oct. 5th. Sat. 17.11hrs – Craven Way, Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 60) sustained an ankle injury on the descent from Whernside to the Craven Way green lane and there was concern that she might do more damage if she continued walking. Team members ...

INCIDENT 84/2019 – Sep 28th. Sat. 20.46hrs – Swine Tail, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Three Three Peaks Walkers reported themselves lost, but uninjured, on Ingleborough.  In the dark, their one torch and two mobile phones had died and their third phone – the sole means of navigation – showed ...

INCIDENT 83/2019 – Sep 28th. Sat. 14.36hrs – Near Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Water Incident

Following a number of 999 calls, reporting ‘a body in the river’, just below Pecca Falls, personnel from CRO (including the Swiftwater Team), North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service, Yorkshire Ambulance Service ...

INCIDENT 81/2019 – Sep 18th. Wed. 16.50hrs – Fell Beck, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m 64) slipped on wet rock whilst getting a drink from Fell Beck near to Gaping Gill on Ingleborough. He fell into the water and was reported to have hit his head on ...

INCIDENT 80/2019 – Sep 18th. Wed. 07.18hrs – Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

CRO were called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) and Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) with a casualty (m 67) reported to be unconscious having sustained a head injury during a significant fall on rock bands ...

INCIDENT 79/2019 – Sep 15th. Sun. 21.27hrs – Three Peaks Walk, Pen-y-ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two walkers were attempting to complete the 3 peaks walk; with Pen-y-ghent to be their last summit of the day. Due to delays experienced earlier in the day, they found themselves approaching Pen-y-ghent at dusk ...

Alert only – Sep. 13th Fri. 18.49hrs – Jean Pot, Gaping Gill, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Three cavers were reported overdue from a trip down Jean Pot, Gaping Gill. When CRO’s Duty Controller contacted the informant to get more information, he was told that one of the cavers had just returned ...

Alert only – Sep. 8th Sun. 22.45hrs – Three Peaks area, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Three walkers (f, f, f) were reported overdue on the Three Peaks Walk, possibly on Ingleborough. With no instructions on what to do and the only phone they knew about going to voicemail, relatives did ...

Alert only – Aug 31st Sat. 22.40hrs – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A walker (f, 36) was reported overdue on a walk over Ingleborough.  However, as the Duty Controller was speaking to NYP, they heard that she had turned up, safe and well. No action required ...

INCIDENT 78/2019 – Aug 31st. Sat. 21.44hrs – Three Peaks Walk, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two people (m, m) were reported overdue on the Three Peaks Walk, having been seen last on Whernside at 16.00 hrs. When questioned by NYP’s Force Control Room staff, the caller admitted that the pair ...

INCIDENT 77/2019 – Aug 31st. Sat. 09.30hrs – Near summit of Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m, 31) was reported to be having a fit, then breathing but unconscious, just above the upper tier of rocks on the ascent of Pen y ghent. When he regained consciousness, his companions ...

INCIDENT 74/2019 – Aug 21st. Wed. 13.56hrs – On rocks at the foot of Malham Cove, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A visitor (f, 56) slipped on wet rocks, at the edge of Malham Beck, close to Malham Cove, landing on her face, gashing her nose and dazing herself. When YAS paramedics and CRO members arrived, ...
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