Saving lives in wild and remote places

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Saving lives in wild and remote places

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Kinder Mountain Rescue Team (KMRT), is one of seven mountain rescue teams that operate within the Peak District National Park, as part of the Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation (PDMRO).

Our 50 members operate on an purely voluntary basis and are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist members of the public on the hill or in urban search and rescue situations.

We are almost exclusively funded by public donations, and all proceeds from fund raising go towards equipment and resources used on our call outs.

Follow Up From The 2019 Toddbrook Incident

And, from us, a huge thank you in return to the Keep Your Chinook Up fundraisers, and the residents, shoppers and businesses of Whaley Bridge; the fundraising has resulted in Mountain Rescue teams in the Peak District, along with other local causes, being the very grateful recipients of a substantial and very much appreciated donation....

Simon Taylor Memorial

As a self-funded organisation run by unpaid volunteers, and with annual running costs of over £30K, it is only through the kindness and generosity of the public are we able to keep doing what we do. So a very big thank you to Joseph Taylor who has set up a Just Giving page in memory...

Helicopter Training

Today trainees from all seven Peak District Mountain Rescue teams attended a ‘regional’ familiarisation training session with HM Coastguard at Camphill Gliding Club.It is essential that all mountain rescue members learn and know how to operate safely in and around the aircraft. Learning to cope with the ‘downwash’ created by the S92 helicopter is definitely...

Probationer Training Exercise: 2019

Last night the team were out conducting an exercise for our current probationers; the scenario was a gent with an injured leg up at Big Stone on Cracken Edge; it was a grand night to be out with clear air after a day of rain and wonderful views across Manchester; a big change from last...

Swift Water Rescue Technician Training

In addition to ‘traditional’ search and rescue operations, Mountain Rescue teams now have significant water rescue expertise with several of the team being Swift Water Rescue Technicans (SRTs); in addition to continuous training and CPD, this qualification requires re-certification every three years. Last weekend, several of the team travelled to the balmy welsh resort of...

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