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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

10 rescues in 2021, the most recent...

107 MayA 61-year old male sustained a painful leg injury on the path to Scale Force, Buttermere more...
924 AprA 24-year old female camped overnight near Bleaberry Tarn, Buttermere and woke up with a sore knee more...
816 AprA 24-year old female injured her ankle near Innominate Tarn, Buttermere 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