Find your local team

Lake District

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

Coniston MRT

Since January 1947, Coniston Mountain Rescue Team has been providing rescue cover in the area…

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Duddon & Furness MRT

Based in Foxfield, just outside Broughton in Furness, Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team members…

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Kendal MSRT

Formed in 1953, Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team covers an area in the South…

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Keswick MRT

Formed in 1947, soon after the Coniston team, Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was is primarily…

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Kirkby Stephen MRT

Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team primarily covers the Upper Eden Valley, in south east Cumbria,…

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Langdale Ambleside MRT

From their base in the centre of Ambleside, Langdale Ambleside Team members operate in part…

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Patterdale MRT

Established in 1964, Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team’s operational area covers some of the highest land…

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Penrith MRT

Penrith Mountain Rescue Team members cover the largest geographic area of any of the Lakes…

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Wasdale MRT

Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team members have been assisting people in the western fells of the…

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Lakes Search Dogs

The Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs Association (LDMRSDA) is dedicated to the training, developing…

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The Cumbria Ore Mines Rescue Unit (COMRU) is made up of mountain rescue team members,…

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Cockermouth MRT

Formed in 1953, Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team’s main areas of operation are the Buttermere, Ennerdale,…

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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