16 in 2010

Female walker in her late 40’s slipped on the path between Eel tarn and Boot. Dislocated fracture of the left ankle. She was given strong analgesia in addition to entonox and was stretcher carried down to the vehicles. She was passed to the ambulance crew at Boot and taken to Whitehaven Hospital. Around 15 team members attended and the incident was closed at around 5.00 p.m.

Incident started at 13:57 and ended at 17:00 making 3.1 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY18420 01914 (altitude 178 m). Total rescuer hours: 47