Find your local team

Cave Rescue Organisation

Originally primarily a cave rescue team, the Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO) has been rescuing folk from above and below the ground since 1935. Based in Clapham in North Yorkshire, the team provides the cave and mountain rescue service in the Three Peaks area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and also extending westwards into Lancashire and Cumbria and eastwards as far as Malham and Gordale.

To find out more, go to, email or find them on Facebook.

Fixing the wheel to the stretcher © CRO

If you have an accident in the hills

Dial 999 or 112. Ask for 'Police' then 'Mountain Rescue'. To use the emergencySMS service: Text 999 and send 'Police' + details of incident + location