Keswick Mountain Rescue Team

'Lucky' lost walkers rescued as avalanches hit Skiddaw

A group of young people lost on a Lake District mountain were lucky to escape an avalanche. Since the three were rescued near snow debris on Skidda...

24 November 2016

More than 40 rescuers in six-hour battle to save man who fell 160ft from Sharp Edge

A man was seriously injured after falling 160ft from a Lake District ridge. More than 40 rescuers battled in bad weather to bring the 44-year-old m...

14 November 2016

Four teams in seven-hour night search for lost Scafell Pike walkers

A group of walkers lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain sparked a major seven-hour night-time search involving four mountain rescue teams.

06 November 2016

Four-year-old child among group rescued from Skiddaw after night falls

A four-year-old child was among a group who had to be rescued from a Lake District mountain after getting caught out by the dark.

04 November 2016

Ex-Keswick rescue team deputy leader Roy Henderson receives rare award

A former member of a Lake District rescue team received a rare award to mark almost 30 years of voluntary service.

07 October 2016

Search dog Rona finds lost Coast to Coast Walk couple in night rescue

A couple attempting the Coast to Coast Walk were rescued after getting lost in the dark on a Lake District fell.

19 September 2016

Parked vehicles prevent rescue team reaching injured Skiddaw fellrunner

A rescue team was delayed reaching an injured fellrunner because of badly parked vehicles. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.30p...

17 September 2016

Passer-by has to use Seathwaite landline to summon help for injured walker

A passer-by had to descend to a Lake District hamlet where a phone box was threatened with removal to summon help for an injured man he came across.

14 September 2016

Keswick mountain rescuers plead for walkers to oppose Seathwaite phone removal

A mountain rescue team is urging outdoor enthusiasts to oppose the removal of a phone box in a remote Lake District hamlet.

09 September 2016

Keswick team rigs up rope system to rescue 'well built' stuck labrador Callie

Mountain rescuers were called into action to save a dog that got stuck after slipping down a landslide above a swollen Lake District river.

14 November 2016

Thirlmere island 'castaways' rescued after group's boat springs a leak

A group of adventurers had to be rescued from a Lake District island after their boat sprang a leak. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out sh...

12 November 2016

Teen camper airlifted from Lakeland fell after severe asthma attack

A teenager was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming ill. The 15-year-old suffered a severe asthma attack while camping with a group a...

05 November 2016

Injured Borrowdale climber and five stuck on Black Crag rescued in night operation

An injured climber was rescued and five others who were stuck were brought to safety in a night operation lasting almost four hours on a Borrowdale crag.

09 October 2016

Missing man found after North Pennines night search by 10 teams and seven dogs

A missing man was found after a major search in the North Pennines involving 10 mountain rescue teams, seven search dogs and a Coastguard helicopter.

27 September 2016

Seriously injured Lakeland mountain biker airlifted from Dodd after crash

Two helicopters were used in the rescue of a mountain biker who suffered serious injuries in a crash on a Lake District fell.

18 September 2016

Lake District pair rescued after getting stuck at 'usual place' on Barf

A Lake District team was called out to rescue two walkers stuck at one of their regular sites on a fell.

16 September 2016

BT backs down on plans to remove Seathwaite phone box after rescuers' campaign

Plans to remove a remote Lake District phone box have been dropped after a campaign by mountain rescuers who said it was vital to hillgoers’ safety.

13 September 2016

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring hip in slip on Borrowdale path

A walker was rescued after injuring herself when she slipped on a Lake District path. The 59-year-old fell heavily on to her hip when she slipped o...

07 September 2016

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