Find your local team

Wasdale MRT

Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team members have been assisting people in the western fells of the Lake District for over 50 years. Their area of operation covers England’s highest mountain, Scafell Pike, one of the UK Three Peaks and a frequent accident hotspot.

To find out more, go to or find them on Facebook.

Wasdale team members on a night rescue © Wasdale MRT

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