A 15 year old school boy from Canvey Island collapsed due to exhaustion in Greenburn Valley — Rough Crag area Langdale.
He was on an A.T.C., Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition. The team carried him on a stretcher and then by the team's ambulance to the doctor in Ambleside.
Footnote: This boy had not eaten anything all day. It was also his first expedition. Weather conditions: Dull day, warm, wet underfoot.