Fellwalking

Incident Report #11 1974

11
Tue, 25th June 1974, 16:00

Male (59) of Birmingham, collapsed and died at Stickle Tarn, Langdale. The team carried his body down the fell. Footnote: This man had been fell walkng for years and his equipment was first class. Death was not due to any accident but to natural causes.

Unique Incident ID: 
127

Incident Report #9 1974

9
Sat, 15th June 1974, 18:45

Male (37) of Stevenage, collapsed from heat exhaustion in Rossett Ghyll, Langdale. The team carried him down the fell on a stretcher and he was taken to the County Hospital, Kendal.
Footnote: This man was properly equipped for the fells.
Weather conditions: Very warm with brilliant sunshine.

Unique Incident ID: 
125

Incident Report #8 1974

8
Sat, 25th May 1974, 17:40

Male (27), of Derby, received head, arm and back injuries when he fell on Pike O' Stickle Screes. The team met him at the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel after he had walked down unaided. The team's ambulance took him to the County Hospital, Kendal.
Footnote: His footwear for scree walking was most unsuitable (light canvas smooth soled shoes). He had no fell walking equipment or experience.

Unique Incident ID: 
124

Incident Report #7 1974

7
Fri, 26th April 1974, 11:45

Female (53) slipped and fell off a footpath in Mill Ghyll, Langdale, and she sustained a broken ankle. The team carried her down the fell on a stretcher, and she was taken to the County Hospital, Kendal. Footnote: This woman was dressed in ordinary town clothes and shoes, and she had no experience of the fells. Weather conditions: Good.

Unique Incident ID: 
123

Incident Report #5 1974

5
Thu, 4th April 1974, 14:25

Male (40), of London, collapsed and died while walking with his son on the Crinkle Crags, Langdale. The team carried his body down the fell.
Footnote: Death was not due to any accident but to natural causes.

Unique Incident ID: 
121

Incident Report #4 1974

4
Mon, 1st April 1974, 12:30

Girl (15), from Lancaster, slipped and fell while descending a scree below Thorn Crag, Langdale. She sustained an injury to her right leg, and the team carried her down the fell on a stretcher and she went by ambulance to Westmorland Hospital, Kendal.
Footnote: Although this was an organised school party in this parlcular girl's case her personal equipment, especially her footwear (smooth soled) was only fair.
Weather conditions: Ideal, warm sunshine and dry ground conditions.

Unique Incident ID: 
120

Incident Report #3 1974

3
Sun, 31st March 1974, 17:00

Male (20), of Blackpool slipped and fell on wet rocks at Blake Rigg, Langdale and dislocated his shoulder. The team conveyed him down the fell on a stretcher and he was taken by ambulance to the County Hospital, Kendal.
Footnote: Ground conditions were fairly wet and his footwear was of the smooth soled variety. Neither did he have equipment or proper clothing for fell walking.

Unique Incident ID: 
119

Incident Report #1 1974

1
Sun, 3rd February 1974, 12:15

Female (50 years) of Liverpool slipped and fell on wet grass near the summit of Wansfell. She sustained a fractured ankle and was treated by a team doctor after the team had carried her down the fell on a stretcher.
Footnote. This woman was properly equipped and in an organised party. Weather conditons: Dull, drizzle, wet ground.

Unique Incident ID: 
117

Incident Report #30 1973

30
Sun, 30th December 1973 (All day)

Team asked to make a search of the Troutbeck area at the request of the Patterdale team.

Unique Incident ID: 
116

Incident Report #29 1973

29
Sat, 29th December 1973 (All day)

Team members made a search of Stake Pass and Rossett Ghyll after a report was received that a man and a woman were missing on a walk to Buttermere from Langdale.

Unique Incident ID: 
115
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