A 53 year old woman from Birkenhead slipped on the wet fellside at Helm Crag, Grasmere. She sustained a fractured left ankle. The team carried her on a stretcher to her car, which was driven by her husband to hospital at Kendal.
Footnote: This lady had thirty years experience of Fellwalking in the Lake
Weather conditions: Dull, fine, cold wind - in places very wet underfoot.