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KINDER MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM

Saving lives in wild and remote places

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

KINDER MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM

 

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.

Kinder MRT covers “Fairytale of New York”

The team have a wonderful Christmas tradition, for one night only every year, of visiting a few select venues in our home village of Hayfield in the Peak District, and treating the customers to what can only be described as a very unique carol singing experience. It’s so good that Noddy Holder was once moved...

CRACKEN EDGE FELL RACE 2020

We have decided that the race that was planned for 5 August 2020 will be cancelled due to the pandemic. This is a result of considering guidance from the FRA and others. The next Cracken Edge Fell Race will be on Wednesday 4th August 2021, so we hope to see you all again then. The...

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...

New Vehicle For KMRT!

With our existing Landrover Defenders starting to show their age, and with an increased requirement for our Water Rescue team availability in the event of a major flooding incident, it became apparent to the team that a third, more modern, vehicle would be a useful, and necessary, addition to the stable. Quite by chance, our...

Training During COVID-19

Training is one of the most challenging topics to keep current, varied and relevant within a voluntary organisation. The core skills of a Mountain Rescue team as would be expected, tend to require practical group participation rather than individual. These are varied and numerous specialist skills ranging from Casualty Care, Ropework, Water Rescue, Search Management,...

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