On the sixth day out on the trek, Glenn suffered a dramatic fall,
breaking both legs in a total of eight places, but using his considerable
upper body strength and speed of thought prevented the Sherpa who
fell with him from tumbling some 3000ft to the gorge below and certain
death. Legs now broken, Glenn was airlifted off the mountainside,
while the other expedition members struggled on.
He made a solo journey back from Nepal to a hospital in Kent, which
was close to his home, and a place in the British Medical Journal.
Because of the accident he never completed this Himalayan expedition,
he therefore has "unfinished business" at the roof of