Saving lives in wild and remote places since 1971

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Saving lives in wild and remote places since 1971

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Kinder Mountain Rescue Team (KMRT) has been in existence since 1971, and 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.

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 and meeting the EMAS crew I was informed a local farmer was hoping to transport her off the hill in his Land Rover. We waited until the lady was safely transferred into the EMAS road ambulance before standing down from this incident and returning to base in order to assist those returning from the previous callout to clean and decontaminate the vehicles ready for the next callout.

A busy afternoon adding to the large number of callouts that mountain rescue teams around the Peak District have had over the last couple of weeks.

  • Type: Ambulance assist
  • Time: 16:19
  • Location: Kinder reservoir
  • Team members: 11
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Volunteer hours: 11
  • Total volunteer hours for the year: 658.5

Neil Woodhead, Team Leader

Team Calendar

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