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Ankle injury Beda Fell Knott

July 12, 2021

July 11, 2021 12.37pm

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called by Cumbria Police at 12.37hrs on Sunday 11th July to a female in her early sixties who had slipped whilst descending from Beda Fell Knott down to Dale Head Farm in Martindale.

Due to there being no mobile phone coverage in the area the lady’s companions had raised the alarm by walking down to the farm .

Three vehicles were despatched and travelled to the head of Martindale where team members proceeded on foot to the casualty site.  After treatment at the scene the casualty was put in a leg splint and conveyed off the fell in a stretcher to a team Land Rover.

The group were driven back to Patterdale Mountain Rescue Base from where they then made their own way to hospital for further treatment.  The rescue lasted a total of 3 hours and involved 17 team members.