Man, aged 22 years, slipped on the path between Rossett Ghyll and Angle Tarn. Sustained severe lacerations of the right leg below the knee. Brought down by the Team and attended to by Team Doctor in his surgery. All members of the party were adequately equipped.
Incident Reports 1970
Student, aged 17 years, was suffering from slight exposure whilst on a scheme with the Ullswater Outward Bound School. Brought down by the team and taken in the School car to the Ullswater School.
Student aged 19 years had been climbing on Gimmer Crag and on his way down after finishing the climb slipped and fell some 100ft. Was lowered a further 80ft. and carried down by stretcher to the O.D.G. Base. Suffered head injuries, was conveyed by Ambulance to County Hospital, Kendal
Man, aged 33 years, walking down Blake Rigg towards Blea Tarn became crag bound. Persons in the area assisted the man down off the crag and with the Team brought down the man who was conveyed by Ambulance to County Hospital, Kendal, suffering from shock and slight exposure.
Two men (one a priest) aged 29 and 21 years, fell a considerable distance whilst climbing on Pavey Ark. the priest suffered leg, hand and facial injuries and his companion rib and thigh injuries. The team on this occasion was assisted by the Kendal Mountain Rescue Team. Both the injured were brought down by stretcher and conveyed to the County Hospital, Kendal.
Two men (one a Priest) aged 29 years and 21 years, fell a considerable distance whilst climbing on Pavey Ark. The Priest suffered leg, hand and facial injuries and his companion rib and thigh injuries. The Team on this occasion was assisted by Kendal Mountain Rescue Team . Both the injured were brought down by stretcher and conveyed to the County Hospital, Kendal.
Report received of person in difficulty on Pavey Ark. Team at the New Hotel were about to leave for the incident when information was received that two members of the Millom Fell Team in the area at the time had given assistance. Both persons were unhurt.
Man, aged 27 years, slipped while descending from Harrison Stickle. Fell some 80ft. Serious rib, back and head injuries. Brought down by the Team to Hospital with Landrover escort part of the journey. Not properly shod or clad. Remainder in the party similarly equipped.
Student 20 years, climbing solo on Raven Crag, Gt. Langdale, slipped and fell some 80ft. Sustained rib, back and head injuries. Brought down by the Team and conveyed to County Hospital, Kendal, by Ambulance. (Life saved by wearing crash hat).
Girl, 22 years. Missing on a walk from Borrowdale. Team searched from the O.D.G. Base to Mickleden, Stake Pass, and returned via Pikes. Found on the road at the New Hotel by Team Members. The girl had become benighted on the fells and made her own way down at first light, apparently in front of the Search Team. The Search Panel has been called but was then cancelled.
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.
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.
Report came from the Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel that two men walking up The Band with the intention of climbing on Bowfell Buttress and intending to return by 4 p.m. had not done so. Team Members were alerted in the late evening but before leaving the Advanced Base at the Old Hotel report came the men had returned at 10-5p.m. A false alarm with good intent.
Man, 21 years, Climbing Instructor, climbing on Tarn Crag. The man, leading, slipped and fell some 40ft. receiving serious back injuries. His second on the rope, a girl 18 years, sustained a broken wrist. Both brought down by the Team and conveyed to Kendal Hospital by the Ambulance.
Students heard what was though to be cries for help on Pavey Ark. Team Members unable to see anyone on the crag. Search was made of the area of Harrison Stickle. Flares used but no trace of anyone. A false alarm with good intent. The Team returned to the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel at 9-50p.m.