/ Why we should stay at home for now
Exhibit A. Drove from Surrey to Llanberis, climbed, had an accident, required rescuing airlifted to hospital where he was treated.
Hopefully while he was in they gave him a complimentary brain transplant.
Edit this was Saturday
Absolute idiot. Leading with no gear placed for 20m?!
Crikey, at least top-rope.
What a completely self-centred tosser.
As I mentioned in another thread, I hope the staff in Ysbyty Gwynedd are treating him with the contempt he deserves.
There is inevitably going to be a change in the public perception of voluntary risk taking when this is all over, which will be a threat to climbing anyway. Irresponsible behaviour like this now will only make it worse.
> As I mentioned in another thread, I hope the staff in Ysbyty Gwynedd are treating him with the contempt he deserves.
I hope they'll do their job in a professional manner and treat him with care and compassion.
having just seen an article in the DM showing stupid people treating this as a holiday, I don't see how the government can avoid declaring some form of martial law, if only to protect people from themselves.
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