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Welcome to Mountain Rescue England and Wales
Hot off the press! The new Mountain and Cave Rescue Annual Review.
Packed with news and events from the last twelve months, this 32-page magazine also includes a foreword from our Royal patron, HRH The Duke of Cambridge, an overview of the incident statistics for 2012 and a handy guide to where you can find your local team.
Available now from our online shop.
Stay safe this spring!
If the promise of warmer weather and longer days tempts you out on the hills, remember, it can still be chilly and wet – and even snowing – on the tops, so make sure you go prepared.
And, for more hints and tips, check out our 'Call Out Mountain Rescue?' pocket handbook in the online shop. A snip at £9.99!
- Plan your route carefully – and let someone know where you're planning to go (especially if you're travelling alone). And if you're new to the hills, take care not to overstretch yourself – stay in your comfort zone.
- Check the weather forecast before setting off.
- The sun may be shining as you set off, but it's always worth packing spare warm clothing in the rucksack – and don't forget the waterproofs. Conditions can change rapidly in the mountains.
- There may still be snow on high ground, and it may be icy, so take care.
- Take sufficient food and drink to sustain you for your planned trip.
- And we can't say it often enough: map, compass, torch (and spare batteries)!!