Keswick Mountain Rescue Team

Praise for guide-led Lakeland group who brought walkers to safety from Esk Hause

Rescuers said a walking group that got into difficulties on the Lake District fells was fortunate another group of walkers with an experienced guide came across them and led them to safety.

21 October 2017

Lakeland walker stretchered from fell after injuring ankle in Grains Gill slip

A walker was rescued after suffering a serious ankle injury in Grains Gill in Borrowdale. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.50pm...

15 October 2017

Blencathra rescue follows Helvellyn callout for Keswick team

A man was rescued from Helvellyn and a woman brought to safety after getting stuck on Blencathra on Wednesday.

07 September 2017

Déjà vu for Keswick rescuers as pair get stuck on Barf ‘Wainwright route’

A Lake District rescue team was called out to a regular blackspot, just a week after it advised walkers to use an alternative route.

27 August 2017

Five Lakeland charities to benefit from cash left over from abandoned Blencathra bid

Five charities will benefit from funds left over from an aborted community attempt to buy a Lake District mountain.

15 August 2017

Three teams in operation to bring hypothermic Helvellyn walkers to safety

Three mountain rescue teams were called out to bring a group of walkers to safety from England’s third-highest mountain after they were discovered suffering from hypothermia on its summit.

06 August 2017

Rescuers remind walkers of Sharp Edge difficulties after father and son get stuck

Rescuers issued a reminder of the difficulties facing anyone tackling Sharp Edge in the wet, after a father and son were rescued from the ridge.

21 July 2017

Lakeland climber has unlucky break while celebrating birthday at Newlands crag

A Lake District climber had an unlucky break while celebrating his birthday. The man fell more than 30ft while leading a climb on Miners Crag in Ne...

19 July 2017

Rescuers: Lake District rockfall incident on Great End 'could have been fatal'

Rescuers who spent more than seven hours bringing a group to safety on a Lake District fell said someone could have died in the incident.

09 July 2017

Walker battered by Storm Ophelia rescued after night on Lakeland fell

A walker who was ‘battered and bruised’ after being blown over by Storm Ophelia’s winds was rescued after spending the night on a Lake District fell.

17 October 2017

Walker dies after collapsing on Lake District fell

A walker died after collapsing on a fell in the Lake District. The 80-year-old woman was with a group at the top of Raven Crag overlooking Thirlmer...

11 October 2017

Coast to Coast walker suffers head injury in Greenup Edge fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring her head in a fall while on the Coast to Coast route in the Lake District.

05 September 2017

Ignore Wainwright's Barf route, plead rescuers, after third incident of stuck walkers

A rescue team urged hillwalkers to ignore a route described by author Alfred Wainwright, after the third incident this year involving people getting stuck at the site.

21 August 2017

Fresh Sharp Edge warning after walker rescued from 'precarious position'

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a notorious Lake District accident blackspot.

08 August 2017

Hypotherimic Three Peaks challenger airlifted from Lake District fell

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming hypothermic while taking part in a Three Peaks Challenge.

24 July 2017

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after injuring himself on Sty Head path

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring himself. The 60-year-old was walking with a friend on the Sty Head path on Wednesda...

20 July 2017

Lakeland walker rescued from Borrowdale fell after injuring ankle

A walker was rescued after injuring her ankle on a Lake District fell. The woman was reported to be on the Allerdale Ramble when the incident happe...

16 July 2017

Two Lakeland mountain bikers injured in high-speed crashes in two days

Two mountain bikers were rescued after suffering injuries in high speed crashes on successive days in the Lake District.

05 July 2017

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