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Keep up to date with everything going on in mountain rescue around England and Wales. For press enquiries, contact Andy Simpson, MREW Press Officer, via press@mountain.rescue.org.uk.

Hiker who fell down 80ft gorge ready to head home

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Dad thanks ‘superhero’ volunteer mountain rescue team who saved his 11 year old son on Scafell Pike

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Lakeland walker stretchered from Castle Crag path after breaking leg

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Ogwen Valley rescuers’ busy spell continues with injured walker and mountain biker

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Penrith Mountain Rescue Team awarded by Lord Lieutenant

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Mountain rescue team assists two injured mountain bikers in Gisburn Forest on Sunday

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Heat Exhaustion Gowbarrow

September 7, 2021 5 am At about 17:00 on Tuesday 7th September Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was tasked by Cumbria Police to assist a 73 year old woman who had developed heat exhaustion while out walking with her family on Gowbarrow Fell above Ullswater.  She had collapsed and was unable to continue. Team members responded…

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Yorkshire Coast Rescue Teams Assist Air Ambulance

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‘I was sliding towards the drop and couldn’t stop’ – the writer who fell from a mountain

It is every climber’s worst nightmare. In this extract from his thrilling book about the glorious – and treacherous – Cuillin Ridge on Skye, Simon Ingram recalls the day its wild peaks almost took his life

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50ft fall at Aira Force

September 8, 2021 Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Wednesday morning 08/09/21 by the North West Ambulance Service regarding a woman who had fallen about 50 foot in the water. The Great North Air Ambulance and land ambulance had been called out at the same time and the team met up with the…

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