Keswick Mountain Rescue Team

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

Drunk man abuses rescuers after five-hour night operation on Helvellyn's slopes

Rescuers had to contend with an abusive drunk casualty who was found near England’s third-highest mountain in a five-hour night-time operation.

19 August 2016

Pargalider seriously injured in Blencathra crash-landing

A paraglider was seriously injured when he crash-landed on a Lake District mountain. The man fell 40ft down a crag in the incident on Blencathra on...

06 August 2016

Blencathra walker rescued after breaking ankle in Scales Fell slip

A walker was rescued after breaking his ankle on a Lake District mountain. The 26-year-old slipped while descending Scales Fell on Blencathra on Mo...

01 August 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

Walker rescued after injuring ankle in slip on Skiddaw

A walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain after injuring his ankle when he fell. The 27-year-old man slipped while walking on Skiddaw on W...

01 September 2016

Coast to Coast walker airlifted from Far Easedale after ankle injury

A walker attempting the Coast to Coast Walk was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself on a Lake District fell.

10 August 2016

Rescuers searching for lost Glaramara walkers find second group in difficulties

Rescuers who were called out to help a pair of walkers who were lost after spending 10 hours on the Lake District fells discovered a second group in difficulties nearby.

03 August 2016

Man and dog rescued after getting stuck on Barf's awkward step

A man and his dog were rescued after getting stuck on an ‘intimidating’ route on a Lake District fell.

28 July 2016


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