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Cockermouth MRT

Formed in 1953, Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team’s main areas of operation are the Buttermere, Ennerdale, Lorton and Loweswater valleys, and the area out to the coast of north west Cumbria, and team members respond to an average of 60-70 call-outs per year.

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Cockermouth team members out on a training exercise © Michael Lishman

If you have an accident in the hills

Dial 999 or 112. Ask for 'Police' then 'Mountain Rescue'. To use the emergencySMS service: Text 999 and send 'Police' + details of incident + location