Fellwalking

Incident Report #10 1970

10
Mon, 1st June 1970 (All day)

Student, 17 years. Walking on either Pike O'Stickle or Gimmer. Fell on screes and sustained head injuries and fractured left arm. Made his own way down and was attended to by Mr. Carr of the Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, in the Advance Base

Unique Incident ID: 
10

Incident Report #9 1970

9
Tue, 26th May 1970, 14:00

Schoolboy, 14 year, descending gully on Green Tongue. Sprained ankle, brought down by Team Members on stretcher to the Old Dungeon Ghyll hotel.

Unique Incident ID: 
9

Incident Report #6 1970

6
Tue, 14th April 1970, 15:09

School party from Solihull, Warwickshire. Descending Pike O?Stickle Screes under leadership of teachers. Party split in to two groups: one party descended in good order but on the way down the other party came under boulders rolling down the scree. They managed to evade the boulders but a teacher and two boys, aged 16 and 13 years respectively, were hit by flying stones dislodges by the boulders and sustained head injuries. The youngest boy was brought down by stretcher by the Team and all conveyed to Kendal Hospital by Ambulance. The youngest boy had four stitches and others treatment.

Unique Incident ID: 
6

Incident Report #5 1970

5
Wed, 8th April 1970, 15:05

Man, 21 years, walking on Fairfield collapsed, suffering from exposure. Brought down by Team on stretcher and conveyed to Kendal Hospital by Ambulance. Suitably shod but clad only in shirt, pullover and jeans. Insufficiently clad in bitter cold and deep snow.

Unique Incident ID: 
5
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