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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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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INCIDENT 64/2019 – Aug 4th. Sun. 11.04hrs – Winskill, Stainforth, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A young person walking along a bridleway near to Catrigg Force fell and dislocated her knee cap. Possibly due to excitement caused by the arrival of Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA), the young person may have inadvertently straightened her leg and found t ...
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INCIDENT 63/2019 – Aug 3rd. Sat. 20.04hrs – The Allotment, Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f 50) participating in a 3 peaks charity walk developed pain in her right hip and knee during her decent from Ingleborough. On route to Horton in Ribblesdale, in the vicinity of Nick Pot, she was unable to continue walking. CRO team members a ...
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UPDATE – INCIDENT 62/2019 – July 31st. Wed. 12.53hrs to Aug 2nd- Below Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

Our members don’t like leaving a job half done, so both yesterday and today, team members have returned to search for Neo, the missing German Shepherd. Although nothing was found yesterday, water levels had dropped further today so a more thoroug ...
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INCIDENT 62/2019 – July 31st. Wed. 12.53hrs – Below Pecca Falls, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A family’s 5-year old German Shepherd went just off the path, slipped down the slope, then plunged into the river, just below Pecca Falls. It was last seen just above Pecca Bridge.  CRO was called via North Yorkshire Police and team members atten ...
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23rd July 2019

With Jake Due to circumstances, some beyond his control, Jake hasn’t been to An Unexpected Development , 28th July 2019 was the date of his last digging trip along the approach passage. Then went on holiday, injured knee, surgery followed, almost ...
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INCIDENT 59/2019 – July 21st. Sun. 01.02hrs – The Green, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Ambulance Assist

Yorkshire Ambulance Service asked for help in bringing two people (m, ;f, 61) up the riverbank to ambulances waiting on The Green. The pair had been walking from the village to the caravan site and had fallen over a low wall, in the dark, tumbling into ...
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20th July 2019

With Jake, Jon, Brockers and Tav We assembled at the usual time, 10:00, in the Hunter’s car park. Waited around a while for Nick, although Nick did say on Thursday evening, he might not be available, so headed down towards Wookey Hole, to the farm ...
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INCIDENT 58/2019 – July 16th. Tue. 16.02hrs – Giggleswick Scar South, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a report of a climber (f,56) who had fallen the last 5ft to the ground whilst being lowered from a climb route, and sustained severe back pain as a result. The casualty was given analgesia and placed in ...
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Field research in Turkmenistan’s highest mountain reveals high biological diversity

Well-known for its unique landscapes and rare wildlife, the Koytendag State Nature Reserve was yet to reveal the scale of its actual biodiversity when a series of international expeditions. ...
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INCIDENT 56/2019 – July 14th. Sun. 17.06hrs – Broad Flats, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A participant in a field studies course (f,50) slipped and injured her ankle on rocky ground above Malham Cove. Despite help from other members of her party, she was unable to walk. Team members assessed the injury, and then placed the casualty on a st ...
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