Find your local team

Bolton MRT

Bolton Mountain Rescue Team covers an operational area from Darwen in the north to Manchester Airport in the south, Wigan to the west and the centre of Manchester to the east, a patch that might sound mainly ‘urban’ but which contains areas extensive areas of accessible moorland and open countryside popular with walkers, climbers, mountain bikers and horse riders.

To find out more, go to, email or find them on Facebook.

Bolton team members on their peer review weekend © Bolton MRT

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