Archives: incidents

We were called by YAS to a 14 YOM who had fallen from his Mountain Bike in Greno Woods sustaining head Injuries. As we were deploying, we were stood down by YAS after the boy recovered sufficiently to walk out unaided.  This incident involved 9 team members, and 3.6 man […]


A 71 YOF had collapsed in Langsett Woods following a seizure. We were called by YAS ad were on scene within minutes. The ambulance was able to get to the casualty and she was swiftly treated and evacuated. This incident involved 11 team members, and 8.8 man hours of effort. […]

YAS 13628588 71 YOF Seizure in Langsett Woods

We were asked to assist HVMRT in a search for a 47 YOM missing from home in Dewsbury. Several areas were searched around the river and canal but nothing was found. This incident involved 1 team members, and 5.6 man hours of effort. Elapsed time 5.6 hours.

WYP 1927 HVMRT ASSIST Dewsbury

We were asked by YAS to attend to a 52 YOM who had fallen on the Trans Pennine Trail near Worsbrough, injuring his arm. When we arrived, we were able to drive to the casualty and treat him on scene before taking him back to the Ambulance at the road […]

YAS 13598323 52 YOM fallen TPT Worsbrough

One of our deputy TL’s was called by a friend who had come across a lady who had been knocked over by a dog on Meltham Mills Reservoir. He alerted Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team and together with one of our members, evacuated the casualty to the ambulance. This incident […]


We were called by YAS to an 18 YOM mountain biker who had fallen from his bike hitting the ground face first. He had briefly been unconscious and had suffered facial injuries, but we were able to walk him out to the ambulance. This incident involved 10 team members, and […]

YAS 13550098 MTB Plank Gate

We were called by YAS to a 67 YOM who had fallen from his Mountain bike in woods near Doncaster. After much difficulty we managed to fix his location and report it to the YAS crew who managed to pick him up and walk him to the road. This incident […]

YAS 13539582 67 YOM fallen off bike in wood

We were called by YAS to an 80 YOF who had fallen whilst out walking above Agden Reservoir injuring her lower leg. Because of low numbers due to the time of day, we called in Edale MRT to help us. She was treated on scene and evacuated by stretcher. This […]

YAS 13525163 80 YOF fallen above Agden Res

We were called to assist Edale MRT with the extraction of a female walker who had fallen on Derwent Edge near the Salt Cellar. When we arrived, the air ambulance had already landed and she was evacuated by air to the hospital. This incident involved 7 team members, and 15.4 […]

DPOL 465 Injured Walker Derwent Edge

We were called to assist HVMRT with the extractoion of a female who had suffered a serious leg injury near Marsden. Due to the diddficulty of the terrain, she was evacuated by Helicopter and then transferred to an Ambulnce. This incident involved 1 team members, and 3.2 man hours of […]


We were alerted by HVMRT to a missing person who according to Police intelligence had strayed into out area. The team was put on standby for a search but the misper was found on the A1 heading for home. This incident involved 16 team members, and 20.8 man hours of […]

WYP1322 Vulnerable misper

We were called in the early hours of the morning to recover the body of a male who was found deceased in woods near Grimethorpe. This incident involved 10 team members, and 54 man hours of effort. Elapsed time 5.4 hours.

SYP 84 Body Recovery Barnsley

We were called by SYP to search for a missing vulnerable male in the Ecclesfield area. We were low on numbers as the call came after our Team social event so we requested help from Edale MRT who picked up the job and helped run the search. After eight hours, […]

SYP766 Vulnerable Misper Ecclesfield

Called by YAS to another Mountain biker who had come to grief on the Steel City run in Greno Woods. We were low on numbers due to it being mid week, so we requested assistance from Edale MRT who provided personnel to assist us with the carry off. This incident […]