A 75-YEAR-OLD woman suffered a head injury after slipping at Greenhead Ghyll, Grasmere yesterday.
Langdale and Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team evacuated the casualty by stretcher after she declined the option of a helicopter evacuation.
The rescue took more than two hours and involved 11 team members.
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