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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.

Derbyshire FRS hosts KMRT for joint awareness training

Kinder MRT, like many MRTs, occasionally operates alongside the Fire & Rescue Service, particularly with respect to water search and rescue operations, which has always proved immensely successful. As both organisations now also operate in accordance with DEFRA’s standardised Concept of Operations for water and flood rescue, it was apparent that there was a potential...

13: Callout – Thursday 25 March 2021

As we were doing our Covid decontamination from callout 12, a team member reported an injured lady at the main road crossing in Hayfield. The lady had fallen from her bike at the crossing and unfortunately hurt her hip. She was in a lot of pain and shivering with cold. Passers by had already called...

12: Callout – Thursday 25 March 2021

We were called to assist the East Midlands Ambulance Service with an injured casualty on Kinder. The gentleman had fallen at the bottom of William Clough and sustained a serious arm injury. There was no phone signal, so a passing walker went a significant distance to obtain a signal and phone for help. We believe...

11: Callout – Sunday 21st March 2021

We were called to assist the East Midlands Ambulance Service with the evacuation of a patient from some woodland to the road ambulance. Time: 22:29 Type: Ambulance assistance Location: New Mills Team members: 18 Duration: 1.5 hrs Volunteer hours: 27 Volunteer hours for the year: 1,030 Neil Woodhead, Team Leader

KMRT gets back to hands-on rope rescue training

The team have been able to undertake a very limited number of necessary face-to-face training sessions during the last 12 months; these are conducted using the bare-minimum number of team members with suitable COVID19 – compliant PPE with safety and decontamination measures in place. ‘Core Skill’ training is an essential requirement for the team to...

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March 2021


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