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.

18: Standby – Tuesday 30 June 2020

We were called at 23:37 for a missing vulnerable person reported to be in or around the river in Marple. There was a multi-agency response from the police, fire service, ambulance and ourselves. As our water lead arrived to asses the scene and our water team was on standby, the casualty was found by police...

17: Callout -Thursday 25 June 2020

We were called to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) with a collapsed male on the main path north of Kinder Reservoir on a sweltering afternoon. Hill parties were despatched to meet up with the EMAS crew who had arrived on scene to treat the casualty. He was taken on our stretcher along the path...


Sadly we have decided that the race that was planned for 5 August 2020 will not take place as planned due to the pandemic. This is a result of considering guidance from the FRA and others. However we are looking at rearranging the race during the daytime on a Saturday or Sunday later in the year....

16: Callout – Saturday 20 June 2020

We were contacted late on Saturday evening with a group of walkers who had left Edale in the afternoon and were now lost and benighted on Kinder Scout. We were able to locate them via their mobile phone to Kinder Low trig point. Hill parties were despatched to Kinder Low to help walk them off...

15: Callout – Tuesday 2 June 2020

Whilst the team were busy assisting the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) in Etherow Country Park with an injured walker, see callout 14, we were contacted to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) with another injured walker. This time it was close to our base in the village of Hayfield. Upon arriving at Kinder Reservoir...

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