Incident Report #4 1976

A 20 year old man from London fell about 100 ft. while leading a pitch on Raven Crag, Langdale. He sustained serious multiple head and internal injuries.Carried down the fell on a stretcher and then by ambulance to Lancaster Royal Infirmary.
Footnote: The rock was "greasy" and wet. The facts attained at the time were little or no knowledge of rock climbing, no helmet worn, ordinary fell boots.

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