Category: Training

Crag team training at Windgather Rocks

As well as all our regular training, we have smaller groups of members, who carry out further training in specific tasks, such as rope rescue.

This month, our rope rescue specialists went to Windgather rocks to practice, and to allow two other team members to learn the ropes! The night was Read More…

A busy weekend for KMRT

This weekend was a very busy weekend for us at Kinder Mountain rescue!

Our usual monthly exercise was replaced by our marshaling of the Kinder Downfall Fell Race, and providing first aid cover. 266 runners set off from Hayfield in a chilly breeze, but glorious sunshine to complete the 15.4 KM Read More…

Training exercise 21st Febuary 2015

The forecast for our regular monthly training exercise suggested that we’d have a nice dry morning, followed by “Severe upland gales” and snow. Otherwise known as “Character building conditions!

Our brief for the exercise was that contact had been lost from 2 casualties that were somewhere in the Sandy Heys area Read More…

Training Exercise February

Thanks to Rod Kirkpatick from F Stop Press for the photographs. Copyright: All Rights Reserved – F Stop Press +44 (0) 1335 300098. Rod came out with us on our February training exercise.
Scenario – a small group of overdue walkers had failed to return. Team were deployed along with one Read More…

Sunday 24th March – Training Exercise with RAF

Today’s exercise focused on a multi casualty situation where triage would be paramount in deciding who would get priority treatment and evacuation. The initial plan was to position the exercise casualties (6 people) up in the Downfall ‘amphitheatre’ area. The scenario involved a number of walkers, climbers and a rock Read More…