Yet more CRO rescues!

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mac.hawk
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Yet more CRO rescues!

Post by mac.hawk » 02 Oct 2019, 23:05

Yet more CRO rescues (see https://cro.org.uk/all-news/) in the last fortnight of people unprepared or not realising the difficulty of the walk especially this late in the year when the light is limited.

Heggard
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Re: Yet more CRO rescues!

Post by Heggard » 12 Oct 2019, 13:20

God bless the men and women of CRO. This walker has sustained an ankle injury. No surprise they couldn't get back down in time.

mac.hawk
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Re: Yet more CRO rescues!

Post by mac.hawk » 27 Nov 2019, 22:14

Yes indeed God bless the CRO, although at the time of posting I was referring to an incident on the 28th Sept when a group of 3 Peakers got lost and benighted coming off Ingleborough.

On such a long walk anyone can have an accident or have a health issue but to be generally unprepared/ill equipped is careless bordering on foolish.

mac.hawk
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Re: Yet more CRO rescues!

Post by mac.hawk » 27 Nov 2019, 22:38

7 more incidents for the CRO to deal with since my original posting, most of whom were lost & benighted (i.e. lost on the hills after dark with no light source).

Late autumn/winter stupidity.

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