CVSRT - Tuesday, 15 September 2020


15 Sep 2020
At 23:51 on Sunday 13th September CVSRT received a request from YAS to assist with the locating and evacuation of a female biker who was experiencing breathing difficulties on the moors near Blackstone Edge.
Following a brief search West Yorkshire Police (WYP) made initial contact with the casualty, shortly followed by CVSRT members.  Upon arrival of CVSRT the casualty was placed in a storm shelter, assessed and once warmed up was able to be walked off the moor to the awaiting ambulance. 
#1286 Cloven Stone, Cragg Vale

23:51 Sun 13th Sep 2020

Duration 3 hrs 39 mins

In Attendance




National Police Air Service (NPAS)

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 13 September 2020
  • Location Cloven Stone, Cragg Vale
  • Grid Reference SD 96993 19440
  • Latitude 53.671424
  • Longitude -2.0469975
  • Man Hours 65.6
  • Members In Attendance 18


15 Sep 2020
On Sunday Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received two requests for assistance from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS).
At 13:20 on Sunday 13th September CVSRT received a request from YAS to assist with the evacuation of 2 climbers who were cragfast in Otley Chevin.
Whilst CVSRT were en-route West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) safely evacuated the casualties to the top of the crag who were then assessed by YAS.  Following this assessment YAS were happy the casualties had no injuries.  At this point no further assistance was required and CVSRT were stood down.
#1285 Otley Chevin

13:20 Sun 13th Sep 2020

Duration 40 mins

In attendance;




Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 13 September 2020
  • Location Otley Chevin
  • Grid Reference SE 19932 44083
  • Latitude -1.6981924
  • Longitude -1.6981924
  • Man Hours 9.8
  • Members In Attendance 15

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