Find your local team

Bowland Pennine MRT

Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team covers a vast area, extending from the Cumbrian border in the north, to the Lancashire coast to the west, east to the A59 and south to the West Pennine Moors. The last few years has seen a considerable increase in the number of requests by Lancashire Police for assistance in non-mountain or open country environments, included missing person searched and assisting the ambulance service during severe weather.

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

Bowland Pennine team members during heavy snow conditions in what has become an ‘iconic’ mountain rescue photo © Bowland Pennine 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