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.

A Change In Water Team Leadership

As part of this year’s changes in the team leadership profile, with Alan moving into one of the two Deputy Team Leader positions, he has handed on the baton of Water Team Leader to Darren. “Water safety and flood/water rescue have come long way since I joined the team nearly 30 years ago, with our...

13: Callout – Saturday 23 May 2020

We were contacted by Glossop Mountain Rescue Team to assist them with a search at Etherow Country Park. Type: Search Time: 18:41 Location: Etherow Country Park Team members: 28 plus Glossop MRT Duration: 3.25 hours Volunteer hours: 91 Total volunteer hours for the year: 577.5 Neil Woodhead, Team Leader

12: Callout – Thursday 21 May 2020

We were contacted at 18:50 to assist a lady and her son in difficulty on Kinder Scout. Their location was obtained using a phone app and a hill party despatched to locate them and escort them to Edale Cross, from where they were brought back down to Hayfield. Type: Mountain incident Time: 18:50 Location: Crowden...

11: Callout – Sunday 17 May 2020

We were contacted by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) at 15:20 with an injured horse rider in Brabyns Park, Marple. They thought access may be difficult and would require our assistance. A Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) was also despatched by NWAS. Once on scene NWAS requested some limited assistance from us and so a...

Cracken Edge Fell Race – 5th August 2020

The 10km Cracken Edge Fell Race is a very popular local race, attracting runner’s from across the north west, and is a major annual fund-raising event for the Kinder Mountain Rescue Team. At the moment we do not know when, or if, it will take place this year. We will follow the guidance from the...

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