Kilnshaw Chimney

Incident Report #2 1987

Having just returned from call out number 1, the team was called again. Two youths from Leyland, with inadequate clothing and footwear, fell some distance over snow covered ledges. Casualty with pelvic, leg injuries and exposure was stretcher lowered over the main buttress to base of crag, whilst second casually with exposure was lowered down Kilnshaw Chimney.

Incident Type

Incident Report #154 2010

A light was reported high on the hillside above Kirkstone Pass. A team member went to check, and after seeing that it was making progress downhill and subsequently making voice contact, was able to establish that the person was not in need of help. It was very cold!

Man Hours
3 team members for 1 hour
Incident Type
OS Grid Reference