A 21 year old man from Newcastle-under-Lyme sustained head and spinal injuries when he fell 80 feet from "Rake End Chimney" and landed on Jacks Rake. A helicopter from RAF Boulmer flew the injured climber to Whitehaven Hospital. A female companion who was only slightly injured was airlifted to safety.
Rake End Chimney
The Team assisted by Coniston M.R.T. went to the aid of a 26 year old female climber from Hove, Sussex who fell whilst leading Pitch 8. She sustained multiple injuries. A 250' stretcher lower down the face in darkness ensued.