Incident Report #4 1972

Sun, 19th March 1972, 21:52

Woman aged 57 years from Preston, walking with her husband on Silver Howe, Grasmere, when she slipped and sustained a suspected fracture of the left ankle. Brought down by team, and then by car to County Hospital, Kendal. Properly clad, footwear only fair.

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Incident Report #3 1972

Sun, 23rd January 1972, 16:30

Man, aged 41 years from Preston walking along path at Stickle Tarn, collapsed about 3 p.m. Team to scene, brought down fell, found to be dead on arrival at New Dungeon Ghyll. Properly clad and shod, keen walker.

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Incident Report #2 1972

Sun, 23rd January 1972, 16:00

Man, aged 24 years from Liverpool, walking with a party on Fairfield, became parted from them, about 3 p.m. Search made in co-ordination with Patterdale Team, found in Hart Cragg about 12 midnight. Very little worse for incident. Dressed in Duffle coat and leggings, hardly suitable for conditions.

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Incident Report #25 1971

Tue, 9th November 1971, 19:35

Lady reported missing in the area Mickleden to Rossett Ghyll and Stake Pass. Team commences search: Keswick Team on stand-by. Other Teams alerted but before acting, lady reported safe at Tor Howe, Eskdale. Search parties about to set out from Eskdale.

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Incident Report #20 1971

Sun, 5th September 1971, 02:00

Man aged 22 years. Slipped on Snarker Moor, Kirkstone. Brought down by Team having leg, chest and facial injuries, conveyed to County Hospital, Kendal by Ambulance.

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Incident Report #19 1971

Sun, 29th August 1971, 18:00

Man age 63 years: Slipped on wet ground following heavy rain on the Tongue, Troutbeck. Sustained broken right leg. Brought down by Team and conveyed to Kendal Hospital by Ambulance.

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Incident Report #18 1971

Thu, 19th August 1971, 19:30

Lights seen flashing from summit of Helm Crag, Grasmere, and shouts heard. Search commenced by Team. Called off when.youths located on road near camp site. Youths were signalling to their friends on the camp site. False alarm.

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Incident Report #17 1971

Tue, 10th August 1971, 17:30

Boy aged 13 years: Became crag fast on Ivy Crag, Loughrigg. With School party. Brought down by Team. No injuries.

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Incident Report #14 1971

Mon, 26th July 1971, 15:00

Shouts for help heard in the area of Stake Pass. Team alerted after confirmation from other people at the Dungeon Ghyll Old Hotel. On arrival at foot of Stake Pass shouts proved to be shepherds gathering sheep. False alarm with good intent.

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Incident Report #13 1971

Wed, 21st July 1971, 17:00

Climber, Boy aged 14 years: Hit by stone rolling down fell side on Side Pike. Sustained fracture of the skull. Brought down by stretcher and conveyed to County Hospital, Kendal, by ambulance.

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