Cave Rescue Organisation team areaThe Cave Rescue Organisation (CRO) is based in Clapham, North Yorkshire and provides the cave and mountain rescue service in the Three Peaks area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It’s operational area also extends westwards into Lancashire and Cumbria and eastwards as far as Malham and Gordale.

In addition to being a member of the British Cave Rescue Council the CRO is also affiliated to Mountain Rescue (England and Wales).


Neighbouring Cave Rescue Teams

Cumbria Ore Mines Rescue Unit

Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team

Upper Wharfdale Fell Rescue Association

Derbyshire Cave Rescue Organisation

North Wales Cave Rescue Organisation


Police Authorities

3. Cumbria

5. North Yorkshire

6. Lancashire