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WELCOME TO KESWICK MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team comprises 48 members, all unpaid volunteers, who are available at all times of the day and night, 365 days per year, to assist those in distress and lost on the mountains of the Lake District.

INFORMATION

Call for Help

If you are involved in an incident on the hills, you may struggle to make a voice call.

Donate

We welcome donations of any denomination and your contribution directly helps others.

Go Safe

Often in the mountains, a weak signal won't permit voice calls, but an SMS message may get through.

Weather

View current and forecasted weather conditions before setting off on your climb.

Shop

Help support the Keswick Mountain Rescue Team by purchasing collectibles and apparel from the shop.

In Action

Take a brief look at the work that the Keswick Mountain Rescue team do when an emergency call is received.

45

Volunteers

86

Rescues Year To Date

3552

Rescue Operations Since 1946

290

Fatalities Since 1946

LATEST NEWS

  • Only five weeks after Search Dog Rona gained her green tag to denote her as a fully fledged Search Dog, Search Dog Isla joined her as one of six currently graded dogs in Keswick team. Isla, trained by Martin Bell, has been training with the......

  • Team member Rob Grange has been training his collie, Rona, through Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs Association, in the hope that she would become a fully fledged Search Dog with the Team. This weekend, Rob & Rona undertook their final assessment in Comb Ghyll – four......

  • One of our teams dogs ‘Ginny’ clocked up her 250th Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dog callout this weekend (callout 98). This is quite an achievement as many of the searches are 6+ hours and some run into days! As her handler Mick said “it’s......

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