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Ankle injury Gowbarrow

March 21, 2022

March 19, 2022 4pm

On Saturday 19/03/22 at around 1600hrs Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called to a walker who had slipped and injured her ankle.

With the use of phonefind technology the casualty was quickly located on a footpath below Gowbarrow fell. On arrival at the scene the team doctor stabilised the ankle injury and the casualty was then transferred via stretcher to the team’s Landrover. The casualty was then handed over to a waiting land ambulance for onward travel to hospital.

The rescue lasted 3 hrs and involved 19 team members.