Sunday, 17 May 2020

#CALLOUT At 15:12 on Sunday 17th May Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the evacuation of an injured 12 year old male near the Stepping Stones, Ripponden.

The casualty was treated by YAS Paramedics and CVSRT medical personnel, packaged onto a stretcher and lifted to the waiting ambulance by West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (WYFRS)

Throughout, CVSRT followed all recommended Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW) COVID-19 protocols which includes appropriate decontamination of all equipment used on the callout.

#1242 Stepping Stones, Ripponden
15:12 Sun 17th May 2020
Duration 2 hrs 48 mins
In attendance:
West Yorkshire Police

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 17 May 2020
  • Location Stepping Stones, Ripponden
  • Grid Reference SE 03514 19085
  • Latitude 53.668230
  • Longitude -1.9482976
  • Man Hours 71.5
  • Members In Attendance 27
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Saturday, 04 January 2020

#CALLOUT  On Saturday 4th January, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a request from West Yorkshire Police (WYP) to assist with the search for a person missing on the Pennine Way between Stanbury and Hebden Bridge.

The gentleman was located by CVSRT members, treated, then assisted off the hill initially on foot then by team vehicle and transferred to a Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) ambulance. 

#1217 Pennine Way, Gorple

4th January

In Attendance;


1 Edale Mountain Rescue Team (EMRT)

3 Mountain Rescure Search Dogs England (Meg, Wynn and Jack)



National Police Air Service (NPAS)

Additional Info

  • Date Saturday, 04 January 2020
  • Location Pennine Way, Gorple
  • Grid Reference SD 94932 30783
  • Latitude 53.773359
  • Longitude -2.0783767
  • Man Hours 82.5
  • Members In Attendance 31
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