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Ankle injury on Rest Dodd

August 7, 2022

August 6, 2022

On Saturday 06/08/2022, the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team received a call out regarding a walker who had injured her ankle whilst descending Rest Dodd.

The casualty and her companions had set off early that day from Hartsop for a walk around Brock Crags and surrounding peaks. The casualty had slipped on a grassy track and injured her ankle, after which she was unable to walk and carry on.

10 team member responded and went up from Hayeswater. The team doctor stabilised the injury with a splint and the woman was then evacuated from the fell on a stretcher to the team landrover at the Hayeswater outflow. The rescue lasted 3 hours.