We were called by NWAS about a fell runner who had slipped whilst descending the path towards Penny Hill Farm in Eskdale and sustained a fracture dislocation of the ankle. With help from his companions the injury was reduced on scene and then he was taken to hospital in Whitehaven.
Incident started at 12:44 and ended at 16:00 making 3.3 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY197 003 (altitude 157 m). Total rescuer hours: 40