Other Sites and Blogs

We can’t hope to bring you every story, but there are plenty of caving and mining blogs out there you can browse at your leisure! Have a read through some of the best! If you know of a blog you’d like us to add to this page please let us know!

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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 an internet search and found a commercial walking g ...
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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.   ...
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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 had ‘no plan – not sure appropriate ...
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INCIDENT 77/2019 – Aug 31st. Sat. 09.30hrs – Near summit of Pen y ghent, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

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 and a passing doctor moved him to the shelter of the ridge ...
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Evidence for past high-level sea rise

Scientists, studying evidence preserved in speleothems in a coastal cave, illustrate that more than three million years ago -- a time in which the Earth was two to three degrees Celsius warmer than the pre-industrial era -- sea level was as much as 16 ...
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INCIDENT 76/2019 – Aug 24th. Fri. 13.21hrs – Above Southerscales, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police after a 13yo Springer Spaniel fell down a pothole near Great Douk cave. The owners could see the dog but were unable to retrieve it themselves. A small team was assembled at the Depot to gather required eq ...
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INCIDENT 75/2019 – Aug 23rd. Fri. 11.05hrs – Ingleborough summit, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A DofE group, accompanied by supervisors, came across what appeared to be a deceased lone walker at the summit shelter on Ingleborough. Whilst a supervisor called for help and escorted the distressed youngsters down the hill, others erected a tent to p ...
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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, she had recovered sufficiently to walk, with assistance, to ...
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INCIDENT 73/2019 – Aug 20th. Tue. 15.13hrs – Pennine Bridleway, nr Langscar, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Two mountain bikers (m, 37; m, 34) hit a large rock, almost simultaneously, and were unseated near the westernmost point of the Settle Loop of the Pennine Bridleway. One appeared to have a shoulder injury and the other was confused after a blow to the ...
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INCIDENT 72/2019 – Aug 19th. Mon 11.47hrs – Pecca Falls, Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A visitor (m, 79) was reported to have collapsed on the outward leg of the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail, near Pecca Falls, although later information as to location appeared confused. A ‘hasty party’ of CRO members located him and after assess ...
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INCIDENT 71/2019 – Aug 12th. Mon 17.11hrs – Above Trow Gill, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A caver (f, 34) walking in Wellington boots from Gaping Gill back to Clapham, slipped on the rocky path above Trow Gill, sustaining a painful ankle injury. The initial call-out message suggested that the casualty was at the entrance to Ingleborough Cav ...
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INCIDENT 70/2019 – Aug 11th. Sun 07.05hrs – River Kent, near Sedgwick, Cumbria – Water Incident

Following a report of someone in the River Kent, near Sedgwick, five members of CRO’s swiftwater rescue team and the Duty Controller went to assist Kendal MRT (as did corresponding members of Duddon and Furness MRT) in supporting the statutory em ...
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INCIDENT 69/2019 – Aug 10th. Sat 13.55hrs – Flood Entrance, Gaping Gill, Clapham. North Yorkshire – Cave Rescue

A caver (m, 20) was reported by Craven Pothole Club (operating the GG winch) to be hung up on the rope in SE Pot.  He had gone too low on a re-belay and had been unable to return. However, he was rescued by CPC members, escorted to the Main Chamber and ...
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INCIDENT 68/2019 – Aug 9th. Fri 20.49hrs – Top of Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m, 61) reached the top of Malham Cove, but, immediately on arrival, slipped on the wet limestone pavement, injuring his hip or upper leg in such a way that he could not stand. Immediately after a CRO controller and YAS ambulance personnel arr ...
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INCIDENT 67/2019 – Aug 7th. Wed 13.45hrs – Top of Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f, 70) was reported to have sprained an ankle and gashed her head in a fall on the limestone pavement at the top of Malham Cove. On arrival, team members found that the slight scalp wound had been covered and all that was required was a stret ...
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INCIDENT 66/2019 – Aug 6th. Tue 00.28hrs – Giggleswick Scar, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f18) was struggling to find her way down steep craggy ground off Giggleswick Scar. Whilst trying to descend she tripped, twisting her ankle and banging her chest on a rock. She was unable to bear weight on her foot and became benighted. Yorks ...
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Alert only – Aug 4th. Sun. 18.34hrs – Curtain Pot, Malham Moor, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Four cavers were reported some 3 hours overdue from their expected return from a trip down Curtain Pot on Malham Moor. The informant had become more concerned due to the onset of a thunderstorm with heavy rain. Whilst CRO were mobilising a rescue respo ...
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INCIDENT 65/2019 – Aug 4th. Sun. 11.42hrs – Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

Whilst responding to incident number 64, CRO were called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with a second incident. A young boy walking round the waterfalls trail at Ingleton tripped whilst stepping over a large lump of protruding bedrock that ...
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