Woman with ankle injury - Greenside

Monday 30/09/2019 14:45

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on yesterday (30th September) at around 14.45hrs to a woman with an ankle injury. The woman had been Nordic Walking and was descending Helvellyn when she sustained an ankle injury on the track down from Red Tarn.

The ankle was treated and stabilised at the scene and she was evacuated by stretcher back to Patterdale base for onward travel to hospital.

The incident lasted 1hr30min and involved 12 team members