The team were called directly to rescue a local lady in her early 60’s with a broken leg. At first the locations was taken to be Overbeck Buttress on Yewbarrow but subsequently found to be Netherbeck, opposite Overbeck Buttress on the Middle Fell side of the river. The response was very quick as the lady was only half a mile from the road in a group of six walkers. There were around 18 team members on the rescue and the lady was stretchered down to road and taken by ambulance to West Cumberland hospital in Whitehaven. The incident was closed at around 6.00 p.m.
Incident started at 16:37 and ended at 18:00 making 1.4 hrs in total. There were 18 Wasdale team members involved. Total rescuer hours: 25