Team members stretcher the injured woman to Buttermere. Photo: Cockermouth MRT

Team members stretcher the injured woman to Buttermere. Photo: Cockermouth MRT

A Lake District walker was rescued after breaking her ankle.

The 64-year-old woman was walking on the path between Scale Force and Buttermere today when she slipped and suffered the injury.

Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 3.10pm and treated at the scene by team members before being stretchered to Buttermere.

An ambulance then took her to hospital.

The rescue involved 17 volunteer members of the team.

Some articles the site thinks might be related:

  1. Buttermere walker rescued after breaking ankle
  2. Walker rescued after breaking leg on shore of Buttermere
  3. Buttermere walker rescued after injuring ankle on fell
  4. Lakeland walker rescued after breaking ankle in slip at Aira Force
  5. Walker airlifted to hosptial after breaking ankle in slip on Whiteless Pike