Kinder Mountain Rescue Team
Saving lives in wild and remote places

32: Callout Saturday 4th August 2018

Type – Injured walker
Location – Kinder Plateau
Time – 14:10
Team members – 21 KMRT and Helimed 72
Duration – 3.75 Hour or  78.75 Volunteer Man Hours
Volunteer Man hours so far this year – 1142.25 Hours
The team were called to assist a walker with a reported lower leg injury. Due to the potential length of carry and with initial low numbers, assistance was sought from Helimed who were able to meet us at the Cas Site to evacuate the male walker quickly to hospital.

Neale Pinkerton

Team Leader

31: Callout Friday 3rd August 2018

Type – Injured walker
Location – Kinder lower slopes
Time – 13.25
Team members – 11 KMRT
Duration – 1.5 Hour or  16.5 Volunteer Man Hours
Volunteer Man hours so far this year – 1063.5 Hours
A walker was reported injured near Caldwell Clough Farm. We were able to locate her quickly, treat her and transfer her to a land ambulance for transport to hospital.

Neale Pinkerton

Team Leader

30: White Peak Walk Medical Cover 14th July 2018

Type – Safety support
Duration – 25 Volunteer Man Hours
Volunteer Man hours so far this year – 1022 Hours
Members of the team spent the day providing medical and safety cover for the walk and spent time treating a variety of ailments and injuries to keep the walkers on their way if possible.

Neale Pinkerton

Team Leader

29: Callout Monday 2nd July to Friday 6th July

Type – Logistical support
Location – Saddleworth Moor
Team members – 10 KMRT 
Duration – 12 Hours per day or  120 Volunteer Man Hours
Volunteer Man hours so far this year – 1022 Hours
During this week, we provided a vehicle and two team members to assist the Fire Service with logistical support whilst they fought the moorland fires on Saddleworth and surrounding area.

Neale Pinkerton

Team Leader