Saving lives in wild and remote places since 1971

To request Mountain Rescue: Dial 999, ask for the Police, then Mountain Rescue



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.

Cracken Edge Fell Race 2024

The team are delighted to announce that the date for the 2024 fundraising Fell Race has been confirmed – Wednesday 7th August 2024 at 19:30. Put it in your diary – it’s a popular event! Details as follows: ·         Start time info: Registration 18:00 – 19:15. Race starts at 19:30. ·         Country: England ·         Region: Peak District...

36: CALLOUT – Sun 19 May 2024

Not long after setting off to attend the previous incident, we were again contacted by the duty controller to advise of an other incident on Sandy Hayes.   A elderly gentleman had slipped while descending the steep section of Sandy Hayes.  Although not injured, he was now feeling dizzy and unable to continue.  Due to a...

35: CALLOUT – Sun 19 May 2024

The duty controller contacted the team to advise that a lady had slipped while descending Ashop Head steps and injured her ankle.  The team despatched two sections along with a stretcher to her location.  The lady’s ankle was splinted and she was stretchered down to Monks road before being discharged and driven back to her...

34: CALLOUT – Sat 18 May 2024

In another busy weekend for the team, we dealt with three more incidents.  The first incident of the weekend occurred on Saturday afternoon.  A group of people had been bouldering in the Woolpacks.  One of them had an accident and badly fractured his ankle.  As this was a serious break, an Air Ambulance was despatched. ...

33: Callout – Fri 10 May 2024

The team we called just after 9pm by the Duty Controller tasking us with a missing person on Kinder Scout, initial information was very limited and we were unable to contact the casualty for further information. The Team Incident Controllers, put a search plan together to cover the likely areas based on the information provided, this...

32:  Callout – Sun 5 May 2024

As we were carrying out our final admin tasks from the pervious incident, callout three of the day arrived.  A group of four walkers were on the southern edge path of Kinder Scout.  One of them had slipped and injured his ankle.  It was badly swollen and he couldn’t put any weight on it.  We...

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