Category: Training

Probationer training weekend

Not one for making probationers lives easy – last weekend was going to be busy with several sessions both on the hill and in base covering some of the basic search & rescue techniques that are ‘bread & butter’ to most teams. It would be sessions number 5 & 6 Read More…

Diary of a Rescue Team – March Exercise

Today’s exercise was slightly different as it aimed to cover three topics:

  • to practice remote RV control management
  • to provide challenging footpath searches
  • to practice multiple casualty site management & evacuation

The basic scenario was a party of three had gone for a walk around Cown Edge/Combes Rocks area. Following an injury to one Read More…

Diary of a Rescue Team – February Exercise

February’s training exercise (difficult extraction) below the western edge. Typically the weather deteriorated and the initial search to find a lone walker had to be carried out in the ‘clag’, with visibility reduced to around 10 meters.

So with a mist clad hillside we resorted to line and echelon searching before Read More…

MP Joins Rescue Team for a day

Sunday 19th June

Member of Parliament for High Peak, Andrew Bingham, joined members of Kinder Mountain Rescue Team today for one of their frequent training exercises, coupled with the Team also providing safety cover for today’s Kinder Trog Fell Race.

Andrew was assigned to join a hill party, transporting all the ‘heavy’ Read More…