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Geoff Gilmore – 20 years of service

It’s a farewell to Geoff Gilmore who attended his last rescue at High Park Wood, Thirlmere. Geoff joined the team in 2003 and took part in 452 rescues. During his…

Malcolm Miller – 53 years of service

On 23rd November we celebrated the retirement of Malcolm Miller from the team. Malcolm joined in 1970 and during his 53 years as a team member participated in countless rescues…

Joint Team Training on Skye

May saw team members from Cockermouth, Langdale-Ambleside, and Keswick on Skye a.k.a. the Misty Isle, and for much of the week that’s exactly what it was. This only added to…

Winter training in Lofoten, Norway

In February 2023 winter training returned to the team after an enforced break due to Covid. In previous years we have mostly visited Chamonix for its usually reliable winter conditions,…

Pre-probationers’ hill trial

Pre-probationer hill day January 2023 It seems like the weather knows the precise day we are going to do a hill assessment of the pre-probationary members of Keswick MR team.…

Double sheep rescue

Friday 16th December 2022. A farmer from Newlands asked for help with two sheep that had become crag-fast above Littletown. A small specialist crack unit were deployed from base on…