Incident Report #10 1989

The Team assisted by Kendal M.R.T. and a helicopter from R.A.F. Boulmer went to recover a 15 year old youth who had fallen 10 feet onto a ledge sustaining an ankle injury. It transpired that he was one of two brothers who decided to climb Jack's Rake, half-way up the Rake the elder brother bet £1.00 for the other brother to climb the rock face above the Rake! The challenge was duly taken up and he became 'cragfast' and then fell off onto a ledge. He was very, very lucky not to fall the remaining 300 feet with the inevitable consequences. Experience nil and clothing abysmal.
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