Keswick Mountain Rescue Team

Two teams in rescue of injured Lakeland walker on Hay Stacks

Two Lake District rescue teams combined to aid an injured walker on a fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am on Friday...

21 May 2017

Rescue helicopter retreats to avoid blowing cragfast Blencathra pair from Sharp Edge

A rescue helicopter had to back off from winching two men stuck on a Lake District ridge for fear of blowing them from their precarious position with the rotor blades’ downwash.

13 May 2017

Keswick team rigs up rope system to rescue injured Cat Gill walker

A walker was rescued after falling more than 30ft into a Lake District gill. The 70-year-old was walking up Cat Gill near Walla Crag on Thursday wh...

04 May 2017

Fifth Easter rescue for Keswick team after Stockley Bridge walker injured

A Lake District team rounded off a busy Easter weekend with its fifth rescue of the holiday period. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about ...

18 April 2017

Lakeland walker calls for help after getting stuck at Barf rescue hotspot

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck on steep ground. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly before 11am...

13 April 2017

Sharp Edge warning for Blencathra walkers after couple get stuck on ridge

Rescuers have reminded hillgoers that they need to be properly equipped and prepared if tackling a notorious Lake District ridge in winter, which they described as a serious undertaking.

01 March 2017

Scafell Pike couple who spent 14 hours on fells 'owe their lives to bivvy bag'

A couple who spent the night sheltering on the Lake District mountains may owe their lives to the plastic bivvy bag they used, rescuers said.

22 February 2017

Search for Borrowdale camper David Brown called off as new evidence found

A search for a man missing in the Lake District was called off after police found evidence he might have left the area.

11 February 2017

Woman and son rescued after getting stuck in Great End gully

A woman and her son were rescued after getting into difficulties on the Scafell range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm on Mon...

10 January 2017

Locked gate delays rescuers after Coledale walker injures ankle

A mountain rescue team was delayed by a locked gate when it was called out to rescue a Lake District walker.

16 May 2017

Boy airlifted with multiple injuries after Whinlatter Forest mountain bike crash

A Coastguard helicopter landed on a forest track to airlift and injured boy to hospital after a mountain bike crash.

07 May 2017

Injured Lakeland fellrunner airlifted from Robinson after fall

An injured fellrunner was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling during a race. The 60-year-old was taking part in the Anniversary W...

23 April 2017

Family caught out in dark on Lakeland fells among four callouts for Keswick team

A family caught out in the dark on the Lake District fells was one of four incidents Keswick Mountain Rescue Team dealt with during a busy Easter weekend.

17 April 2017

Walker airlifted in critical condition after falling 130ft on Blencathra

A walker was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries after falling on a Lake District mountain.

03 March 2017

Cat Bells walker rescued after getting stuck in Storm Doris's high winds

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck in high winds as Storm Doris swept across the area.

24 February 2017

Woman suffers serious injuries in 65ft fall from Borrowdale scramble

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she fell more than 60ft while scrambling on a route in the Lake District.

17 February 2017

Bloody-faced walker who sparked Lakeland search goes missing again

A man who sparked a Lake District manhunt after being seen on the fells with a bloodied face 15 months ago has gone missing again.

17 January 2017

Lakeland walkers rescued after getting into difficulties on icy Glaramara

A group of walkers had to be led to safety after getting into difficulties on a Lake District mountain.

03 January 2017

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