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Ankle Injury above Hartsop Pump House

May 6, 2021

May 5, 2021 7:44 pm

The at 16:35 today the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted to a 65 year old woman from the North East who had sprained her ankle whilst descending from Brock Crags to Hayeswater with her husband.  

14 team members responded and proceeded to the pump house track above Hartsop in 3 Team vehicles.  Having ascended to the casualty’s location a team doctor assessed the injury before the woman was packaged in a stretcher and sledged down the fell side using a rope safety system.  

The party were reunited back at the team’s rescue Base in Patterdale and returned to the North East to seek further medical care.