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35 Glyderau

30 Dec 1978


2 people
Walking
Party benighted after late start and over ambitious route. Underestimated the conditions. Mild Hypothermia
34 53.1576N -3.96096E

20 Dec 1978


1 person

The casualty split from his party. Got lost near top of Craig yr Ysfa. He bivvied. In morning he walked back to Llewelyn then descended to Llafar and walked out to Bethesda.
33 53.108N -4.02292E

17 Dec 1978


1 person

The pair got to the last pitch of Hope in the dark. They had left their rucksacks at the bottom. Lack of knowledge of the Walk Off meant they became benighted. Escorted to safety.
32 53.1201N -3.99662E

22 Nov 1978


1 person

The party reached the top of the climb in gathering darkness. Could not find way down. Moved right then lowered one member on two joined ropes. There was only one torch in the party
31 Carnedd Llewelyn N. Of Summit

21 Nov 1978


1 person
Walking
The Team was working in support of RAF Valley MRT. Casualty collapsed whilst walking. The kit carried was somewhat excessive. Mild Hypothermia
30 53.1102N -4.00061E

22 Oct 1978


1 person

The boy was tired and thought that he could not walk down. He did with a little persuasion. There was a stretcher party hidden as back up.
29 Idwal Path By Gate

21 Oct 1978


1 person
Walking
Casualty was on a Field course in Cwm Idwal wearing a pair of wellies which were not really suitable. Fractured ankle probable.
28 Cwm Idwal Above Path Slabs - Kitchen

8 Oct 1978


1 person
Walking
Casualty was descending steep open ground. Leant against a boulder which turned over onto his foot. Ankle fracture and abdominal bruising
27 Carneddau, Pen Yr Ole Wen, Carnedd Daffyd

8 Oct 1978


1 person
Walking
Casualty blown over by gust of wind. Evacuated by C Flight, 22 Sqn.Ankle sprained and bruising to shoulder
26 53.2844N -3.84523E

23 Sep 1978


1 person

Two children stuck on steep ground after dark. They had gone rock climbing from the Caravan Park
25 Nant Ffrancon Above Jones Barn

1 Sep 1978


1 person
Walking
Casualty slipped whilst walking and fell 20 ft over an outcrop. Minor head injury.
24 Gribin Facet

26 Aug 1978


2 people
Scrambling
Casualty slipped and fell off path down gully whilst descending. Fracture to Maxilla and bad Sprain
23 53.109N -3.96323E

20 Aug 1978


1 person

Request to rescue four sheep stuck on a ledge for some three weeks.
22 Glyder Fach Top Of Alphabet Slabs

13 Aug 1978


1 person
Scrambling
The casualty stumbled and fell between 100 and 150 ft. She was not actually moving when she stumbled. Lifted off by C Flight 22 Sqn. Fractured Skull and fractured patella
21 53.2861N -3.85131E

6 Aug 1978


1 person

Casualty became cragfast whilst trying to follow her dog
20 Tryfan Milestone Butt. Direct Route

19 Jul 1978


1 person
Climbing
Casualty fell from final chimney of Direct Route. Possible knee fracture
19 Devil's Kitchen - foot Of

15 Jul 1978


1 person
Walking
Casualty complained of exhaustion.
18 Glyder Fach Foot Of Central Gully

5 Jul 1978


2 people
Scrambling
The pair slipped whilst descending Central Gully, Glyder Fach having taken the wrong route off the summit. Fractured ankle and scalp wound. One with fractured tib./fib.
17 Cwm Bochlwyd, Lip Of

1 Jul 1978


1 person
Walking
Casualty had been ill before starting walk. Collapsed with exhaustion near summit of Glyder Fawr. Companions assisted him as far as Bochlwyd
16 53.1859N -3.26173E

29 Jun 1978


1 person

Search for Missing Person. Not found
15 Tryfan E. Face, Heather Terrace

18 Jun 1978


1 person
Climbing
Casualty was soloing Grooved Arete. He fell off and landed on the Heather Terrace. Recovered by C Flight, 22 Sqn. Fatal Extensive other injuries.
14 53.1946N -3.95067E

16 Jun 1978


1 person

An overnight search on Carneddau 3 Apprentices on a navigational exercise. Fauled to make the RV. Lost their only map Found by helicopter and returned to base.
13 Tryfan Nr. Start Of N. Ridge

4 Jun 1978


2 people
Scrambling
Casualty fainted and fell about 15 feet. No breakfast. Evacuated by C Flight, 22 Sqn Fracture / Dislocation C6 on C7 paralysed below T1.
12 53.1157N -3.99491E

27 May 1978


1 person

Casualty became separated from part, frightened, disorientated and stuck. Climbers escorted him to safety.
11 Tryfan East Face Grooved Arete

14 May 1978


3 people
Climbing
Casualty slipped whilst trying to descend when off route. He was leading. Eventually evacuated by c Flight 22 Sqn. Sub-Trochanteric fracture.
10 53.1943N -4.02249E

1 May 1978


1 person

Search after definite reports of a red flare
9 53.1395N -4.07076E

1 Apr 1978


1 person

Investigation of report of flares. Nothing found
8 Cwm Llafar On Path

5 Mar 1978


1 person
Walking
Casualty collapsed whilst descending. Was evacuated by C Flight, 22 Sqn. Insulin Coma.
7 Idwal - Yr Hafod 300 Ft Above Rd

14 Feb 1978


1 person
Winter Walking
Casualty slipped on snow covered ice and fell over 30 ft crag. Spine and thigh bruising.
6 Tryfan, East Face Below Heather Terrace.

11 Feb 1978


4 people
Walking
Only 2 ice axes in party of 4. No rope. Leader slipped, fell and knocked off No. 2. No. 3 tried to catch No. 2 and was pulled off. No 4 was kicked off in the shambles. Casualty was No 3. Spine fracture not serious.
5 Y Garn - Devil's Kitchen

11 Feb 1978


1 person
Winter Walking
Casualty tripped over his own crampons. Evacuated by C Flight, 22 Sqn. Fractured ankle
4 Ffynnon Llugwy, North End

29 Jan 1978


2 people
Winter Walking
Party retreating down Cwm Llugwy when both slipped off slab into water. The survivor managed to get out. Weather conditions preclude recovery of body and operation was suspended until the following day.
3 53.1051N -4.03623E

20 Jan 1978


1 person

Late start. Could not find descent through Devil's Kitchen. Benighted. Spent the night in an igloo. Found just after 08.00 hrs in good condition.
2 Tryfan, North Tower, North Ridge

2 Jan 1978


1 person
Scrambling
Casualty apparently slipped on greasy rock whilst ascending North Ridge. Evacuated by C Flight, 22 Sqn. Concussion and cracked Femur.
1 53.1098N -4.023E

1 Jan 1978


1 person

Late start. Completed climb in dusk and lost the way on the Walk off in the dark. Lack of knowledge of the cliff.