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Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team

About us

Stretcher carry on Moses Trod

Annual Report

Our 2024 Annual Report is available to download, with details of our rescues, training and adventures.

70th Anniversary

23rd February 2023 marked 70 years since the formation of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team.

Take a look at some key moments in our history.

Pillar Rock Team photo - Gillerthwaite training weekend September 2022


The Team trains often, so we're ready to deploy at any time; 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Want to know more about how we operate? Come down to Buttermere and see a presentation by our Team members!

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?


Adventure Smart

Night rescue of a camper burns casualty
Cockermouth MRT Annual Report 2024
Cockermouth MRT 70th Anniversary Report