Formed in 1947, soon after the Coniston team, Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was is primarily responsible for an area which includes England’s three highest mountains – Skiddaw, Helvellyn and Scafell Pike. For more extensive search operations team members also operate anywhere in the Lake District, or even further afield.
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