The woman fell on Red Screes, above the Kirkstone Pass. Photo: Bill Boaden CC-BY-SA-2.0

The woman fell on Red Screes, above the Kirkstone Pass. Photo: Bill Boaden CC-BY-SA-2.0

A walker was rescued after fell and broke her ankle on a Lake District mountain.

Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 2.10pm yesterday after the 22-year-old woman from Leeds fell on Red Screes above the Kirkstone Pass Inn.

Team members treated her at the scene, gave her pain relief then stretchered her to a waiting ambulance.

The two-hour-long rescue involved 14 volunteer team members.

Some articles the site thinks might be related:

  1. Woman rescued from Lakeland fell after breaking ankle in slip
  2. Lakeland walker rescued after breaking ankle on Claife Heights
  3. Buttermere walker rescued after breaking ankle in slip
  4. Lakeland walker rescued after breaking ankle in slip at Aira Force
  5. Ingleborough walker rescued after slipping and breaking ankle