The man was walking on Greenup Edge above Far Easedale

The man was walking on Greenup Edge above Far Easedale

A walker was airlifted to hospital after breaking his ankle on the Lake District fells.

The man, who was walking alone on Greenup Edge above Far Easedale, today, when he called for help after injuring himself.

Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 2.45pm.

A team spokesperson said: “He was located with a little difficulty, having given a misleading grid reference and location, but we’re good at this.”

He was then treated at the scene before being flown from the site by an air ambulance.

The five-hour rescue involved 20 volunteers from Langdale Ambleside MRT.

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