Keswick Mountain Rescue Team

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

Lakeland walker rescued from Maiden Moor after injuring knee during charity event

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself while taking part in a charity event.

25 June 2017

Couple rescued from Blencathra after getting stuck on Foule Crag

A couple were rescued after getting stuck when they mistakenly strayed on to steep ground on Blencathra.

17 June 2017

Fellrunner alerts rescuers to man stuck overnight on Lake District fell

A fellrunner alerted rescuers to a man who had spent the night stuck on a Lake District hillside in cold, wet conditions.

09 June 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

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

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after suffering head injuries in Cat Gill fall

A walker suffered head injuries after tumbling more than 30ft into a Lake District gully. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.05pm ...

29 June 2017

Cheviots and Lakeland walkers rescued after succumbing to heat

Two walkers taking part in a charity event in the Cheviots were rescued after suffering heat exhaustion.

20 June 2017

Peak ranger and rescue team members recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Several mountain rescue volunteers have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. A Peak District ranger also received acknowledgement of ...

17 June 2017

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

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