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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.

23: CALLOUT – 14 MAY 2022

The team received a call for assistance from a gentleman who was suffering from heat exhaustion.  He had been walking on the southern edges of Kinder Scout when he became unwell and was unable to carry on.  His location was identified using PhoneFind technology and a fast party was quickly dispatched.  Other team members were sent to hold at Edale Cross with the stretcher while a decision was made on the gentleman’s condition.  After a quick assessment it was decided that he had recovered enough to walk back to the team vehicles at Edale Cross to be driven back down off the hill.  The team were able to provide a particularly speedy response to this incident as we had just finished helping with the marshalling of the May Queen parade in Hayfield, so several team members were already at base.

  • Time: 14:00
  • Type: Mountain Incident
  • Location: Crowden Tower, Kinder Scout
  • Team members: 21
  • Duration: 3.5 hour
  • Volunteer hours: 73.5 hours
  • Total volunteer hours for the year: 1112 hours

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