20 in 2008

Police paged the team to report a broken ankle on the path to the west of Penny Hill farm. The casualty was a local lady in her mid 50s. She was located on the footpath between Penny Hill farm and Wha House Bridge near the head of Eskdale. 14 team members attended and the lady was stretchered back to the road head at Wha House bridge where an ambulance took her to Whitehaven hospital. Incident was closed at 6.00 p.m. PhotoThe team gratefully acknowledges a donation to the team by the casualty

Incident started at 15:07 and ended at 18:00 making 2.9 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY2027 0053 (altitude 96 m). Total rescuer hours: 41