Mountain rescue team help walker who injured her ankle

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Patterdale Mountain Rescue
Patterdale Mountain Rescue

Patterdale Mountain Rescue were called out today, August 6, to a walker who had injured her ankle on Red Dodd.

The casualty and her companions had set off early that day from Hartsop for a walk around Brock Crags and surrounding peaks before the injury.

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A spokesperson said: "The casualty has slipped on a grassy track and injured her ankle, after which she was unable to weight bare and carry on.

"10 team member responded and went up from Hayeswater.

"The team doctor stabilised the injury with a splint and she was then evacuated off the fell on a stretcher to the team landrover at the Hayeswater outflow. The rescue lasted 3 hours."