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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.

21: CALLOUT – 18 APRIL 2022

A request was made by North West Ambulance Service for us to assist with an urgent call.  Their crew could not get their ambulance up the access track to a local farm in Little Hayfield.  They asked if we could provide one of our 4×4 Land Rovers and our Mountain Rescue stretcher.  The team assisted...

20: CALLOUT – 11 APRIL 2022

As we were debriefing the previous callout at our base, a call came in requesting assistance for a pair of walkers who had left Hayfield heading for Kinder Downfall and were now unsure of their location.  The Police fixed wing aircraft, (NPAS) was still in the area and thought they had seen a pair of...

19: CALLOUT – 11 APRIL 2022

An elderly gentleman had activated an SOS from his phone from the northern edges of Kinder Scout.  Glossop MRT were tasked with responding to the location to investigate.  When they arrived there was no one in the area.  They executed a search of the local area with assistance from the Police fixed wing aircraft, (NPAS). ...

18: CALLOUT – 3 APRIL 2022

A gentleman had been walking on Kinder Scout and became unsure of his route back down, so he called for assistance.  We were able to get his precise location using PhoneFind, which meant I could talk him down without needing to call out the team.  Further PhoneFind positions were used to make sure he had...

17: CALLOUT – 2 APRIL 2022

A Peak Park Ranger discovered an abandoned rucksack 300m south of Edale Cross.  The rucksack contained nothing which could be used to identify the owner.  The Police were concerned that there may be a missing person involved, so asked us to carry out a search of the area.  We carried out an extensive search, but...

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