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Upper Wharfedale FRA

One of the oldest teams in the UK, the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association – UWFRA for short – has been rescuing people and animals from the caves, mineshafts, fells and crags of Wharfedale, Nidderdale, Littondale and mid-Airedale for over 75 years, one of a handful of teams in the UK with both mountain and cave rescue capability.

To find out more, go to, email or find us on Facebook.

Team members during an training exercise © Sara Spillett

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