Find your local team

Upper Wharfedale FRA

One of the oldest teams in the UK, the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association – UWFRA for short – has been rescuing people and animals from the caves, mineshafts, fells and crags of Wharfedale, Nidderdale, Littondale and mid-Airedale for over 75 years, one of a handful of teams in the UK with both mountain and cave rescue capability.

To find out more, go to www.uwfra.org.uk, email secretary@uwfra.org.uk or find us on Facebook.

Team members during an training exercise © Sara Spillett

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