COLNE

  • Pendle Hippodrome Theatre New Market Street Colne, BB8 9BJ England

PENDLE HIPPODROME

A CRAWL DOWN THE OGRE

Ticket information from phtheatre.co.uk or telephone the Box Office: 01282 863210 Regrettably, the direct link to the Box Office to book online has not yet been set up for Doug's lecture and will be posted as soon as the link becomes available.

In the meantime you can book at at Central Garage (Fence), Wheatley Lane Road, Fence, 01282 617315.

This year is the 40th anniversary of Doug + Team's successful ascent of the Ogre and Doug will show newly discovered images of the climb. Doug will recount how, as he abseiled from just below the summit, he slammed into the rock, dangling on the end of the rope with both legs broken just above the ankles and then had to crawl back down the mountain. This epic journey took eight days. With the selfless support from the other team members, Sir Chris Bonington, Mo Anthoine and Clive Rowland they eventually descended to the glacier and relative safety. Except the adventure did not end there as there was a five day wait for the stretcher party to pick up Doug and, when the helicopter did eventually fly everyone out, it crash landed at Skardu. 

 

October 3
NOTTINGHAM
October 5
KENDAL