We were called by NWAS about a walker who had slipped and broken their ankle whilst descending from Scafell Pike on the path linking Wasdale Head and Brown Tongue. The injury was assessed by team members who provided analgesia and then splinted the limb before carrying the casualty back to Brackenclose for the journey to hospital.
Incident started at 17:02 and ended at 21:06 making 4.1 hrs in total. There were 15 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY189 076 (altitude 168 m). Total rescuer hours: 62