A search was made of the Greenhead Ghyll area, Grasmere, on information received that a young girl had fallen into a ghyll. After four hours, the search was called off and nothing was found.
Footnote: This turned out to be a hoax and yet again, valuable team funds were wasted.
Weather conditions: Rain and gale force winds.
Female (67) from Worcester, slipped on a dry fell side at Greenhead Ghyll, Grasmere and sustained a broken leg. The team carried her down the fell on a stretcher and she was taken to the County Hospital, Kendal. Footnote: This elderly woman was wearing ordinary shoes with smooth soles and her clothing was only fair for fell walking. Weather conditions: Dry, clear and warm.