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.

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...

Arctic Water Training!

On Saturday 13 February, with temperatures below zero, KMRT’s Water Rescue team members, in a moment of madness, decided that throwing themselves into the River Goyt would be a good idea ….

Team Water Rescue Training

The evening of Monday 7 September saw the team out at Manchester Canoe Club in Marple for their annual Mod 1 Water Rescue training session; the conditions both in and out of the water were somewhat damp but, then, it is water rescue training after all! The onset of darkness for session 2 added an...

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...

Swift Water Rescue Technician Training

In addition to ‘traditional’ search and rescue operations, Mountain Rescue teams now have significant water rescue expertise with several of the team being Swift Water Rescue Technicans (SRTs); in addition to continuous training and CPD, this qualification requires re-certification every three years. Last weekend, several of the team travelled to the balmy welsh resort of...

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