Category: co2010

38. Callout 31st March 2010

  • Type – Hill walkers, lost
  • Location – Kinder Low, Kinder Scout
  • Time – 13:36
  • Team members – TBC (KMRT & GMRT)
  • Duration – 3hrs
  • Man Hours – TBC

During an isolated day of heavy snow showers a group became lost at Kinder Low trig point, on Kinder Scout.

37 – Callout 27th March 10

  • Type – Misisng Person
  • Location – Froghall, Staffs
  • Time – 08:00 to 18:00
  • Team Members – 4 (KMRT) + BMRT + SARDA

An inconclusive search for a long term missing person, in some of the toughest terrain I have searched in around 20yrs on the team.

Darren Wallis, Team Leader

36. Callout – Saturday 20th March 2010

  • Type – Walker, lost.
  • Location – Kinder River, Kinder Scout.
  • Time – 18:16
  • Team members – TBC
  • Duration – 4hrs
  • Man hours – TBC

The team responded to a request for assistance form a walker who had intended to camp on near the Kinder River, below Kinder Downfall.

35. Call out Saturday 13th March

  • Type – Search for missing person
  • Location – Crowden / Woodhead Reservoir
  • Time – 0815
  • Team members – Kinder MRT  11
  • Man Hours – 88

Along with Glossop, Oldham, Woodhead and SARDA, we met at Crowden car park to look for a person who had been missing since late January.

34. Callout: 4th March 2010

  • Type- Hill walker, Injured
  • Location- Crowden Brook, Kinder Scout.
  • Time – 21:14
  • Team members – 21
  • Duration- KMRT (15mins)
  • Man hours – 5

An initial search by helicopter for a woman with an ankle injury failed to locate her and due to the time of day and weather (cold), Edale & Buxton mountain rescue teams requested Read More…

33. Callout: 27th February 2010

  • Type – Hill walker, medical condition
  • Location- Hern Clough, Bleaklow
  • Time – 17:41
  • Team members – 19 (MKRT)
  • Duration – 1hr 20mins (KMRT)
  • Man Hours – 25hrs 20mins (KMRT)

Kinder & Edale mountain rescue teams were asked to assist Glossop to carry a casualty back to Snake Summit through deep snow – More on this in Read More…

32. Callout: 23 February 2010

  • Type – Skiers lost
  • Location- Bleaklow
  • Time – 22:30
  • Team members – Kinder MRT (28)
  • Man hours – Kinder MRT (42)

Along with Edale, Oldham & Sarda (Search dog), Kinder MRT were called to assist in the search for two lost skiers on Bleaklow.

Alan’s Diary – Callout 7.2.10

Sunday evening and I am just starting to think about getting things ready for the week ahead.  Those children’s shoes won’t clean themselves!  Suddenly I get a text message to say that there is a call out and to meet at base. 

31. Callout 7th February 2010

  • Type – Walker, Lost
  • Location – Kinder Plateau
  • Time – 19:40
  • Duration- 5hrs 3omins
  • Team Members – (kinder) 30. (Total) 89
  • Man hours – 489hrs 30mins

Sunday evening is a classic time for a call-out and it was no surprise to see the duty controller’s number on my mobile.

30. Call out: 31st January 2010

  • Type: Casualty pick up from known location.
  • Location: Edale Cross
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Team members: 20
  • Man hours: 60

Early Sunday morning Darren rang and asked me to take the contact number as he was running in a fell race. He mentioned that he had given our number to the race organiser just in case Read More…