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Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team

Training

The team is training hard to be ready for a potentially very busy period in the mountains, more recently on Great Round How, above Warnscale Buttermere. What a view!

TO CALL MOUNTAIN RESCUE DIAL 999, ASK FOR POLICE, THEN MOUNTAIN RESCUE

Rescues

16 rescues in 2021, the most recent...

165 JunA 30-year old female, walking the Coast-to-Coast walk, was knocked down by a sheep and suffered a knee injury near Black Sail Youth Hostel, Ennerdale more...
153 JunA family reported themselves stuck in cloud on top of Red Pike, Buttermere and requested assistance to get back down more...
1431 MayA 53-year old female injured her leg near Anglers Crag, Ennerdale more...

Pillar

Two of our most dramatic rescues in 2019 and 2020 were both on Pillar, Ennerdale. See full details on our Facebook page 

Pillar Rock rescue Sep 2019, a climber fell on one of the highest rock crags in England
Pillar rescue Mar 2020, a fall of over 600ft down ice and snow

Stay safe

  • Do I have the right gear?
  • Do I know what the weather will be like?
  • Am I confident I have the knowledge and skills for the day?
  • Not sure? Visit Adventure Smart 

Adventure Smart

MetOffice mountain weather forecast
Mountain Weather Information Service (MWIS)
Mountain Training

About us

Stretcher skidding and carrying on steep ground

Magazines

Our 2021 Annual Report magazine is available to download, with details of our rescues, training and adventures

Cockermouth MRT Annual Report 2021
Cockermouth MRT 60th Anniversary Report