The Lake District region comprises the Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association (LDSAMRA) and its twelve member teams: Cockermouth, Coniston, Duddon & Furness, Kendal, Keswick, Kirkby Stephen, Langdale Ambleside, Patterdale, Penrith and Wasdale plus COMRU and the Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs.
The area boasts four peaks over 3,000 feet including Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England. To find out more, go to www.ldsamra.org.uk
If you have an accident in the hills
Dial 999 or 112. Ask for 'Police' then 'Mountain Rescue'. To use the emergencySMS service: Text 999 and send 'Police' + details of incident + location