Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team
Registered charity no. 506956
The team responsible for rescuing people and animals from the Buttermere, Ennerdale, Lorton and Loweswater valley areas of the Lake District, and from north west Cumbria:
- Available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day
- Volunteers spending 1500 hours per year on rescues
- A registered charity solely funded by voluntary contributions
- Annual operating costs of £60,000
See the team in action, with helicopters, our history and call-outs this year. We need your help too! You can donate on the Charities Aid Foundation website, or text a donation on your mobile phone. Text the message CMRT11 £20 to number 70070, and we receive a £20 donation, simple as that! We are charged no fees for this service so we receive every penny of the amount you donate.
In June this year an intrepid hill walker will be leaving Cumbria to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in a bid to raise money for Cockermouth Mountain Rescue. Cat McChesney from Greysouthen near Cockermouth has been training on the fells and mountains of the Lake District and North Wales to prepare for the challenge (more details on Facebook).