Magazine back issues

Mountain Rescue is our quarterly magazine, available to team members and on subscription. Published in January, April, July and October, it’s packed with regional and national news, medical and technical developments, incident tales and travel stories, advice and commentary. Download back issues of the magazine below or take out a subscription here and get your very own copy of Mountain Rescue mag, hot off the press.

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Issue 72 Mountain Rescue Spring 2020

With the coronavuris Covid-19 pandemic having seriously impacted the way mountain rescue teams operate, we carried a collection of guidelines…

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Issue 71 Mountain Rescue Winter 2020

Neil Sinclair talked about digital security, the Firefighters’ Charity advised on improving sleep quality, Bill Whitehouse described the ‘longest haul…

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Issue 70 Mountain Rescue Autumn 2019

Another milestone reached with this issue with a 72-page high, including a review of the multi-agency effort to avert a…

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Issue 69 Mountain Rescue Summer 2019

Mark Rickaby described his challenging solo walk along the Pennine Way to raise funds for us and, further afield, Levison…

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Issue 68 Mountain Rescue Spring 2019

Alan Hinkes reflected on a winter filled with tragedy in the mountains, Bill Strachan talked us through the SAIS avalanche…

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Issue 67 Mountain Rescue Winter 2019

Judy Whiteside looked at the Rescue Benevolent Fund five years on from its formation, with a couple of the fund’s…

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Issue 66 Mountain Rescue Autumn 2018

The MREW Land Rover continued its tour of discovery, five team members went ‘mad’ in Oslo, Alan Hinkes described an…

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Issue 65 Mountain Rescue Summer 2018

Continuing the focus on mental health, Teesdale and Weardale team member Izzy de Santis talked frankly about her own experience…

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Issue 64 Mountain Rescue Spring 2018

As the MREW Land Rover continued its tour of England and Wales, ex-RAF winchman paramedic Andy Elwood talked about coming…

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Issue 63 Mountain Rescue Winter 2018

With the ‘MREW Land Rover’ now on the road, on loan to mountain rescue from Jaguar Land Rover, and every…

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Issue 62 Mountain Rescue Autumn 2017

Lyle Brotherton took a detour from navigation with a look at ‘beasties in the hills’ and the many things our…

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Issue 61 Mountain Rescue Summer 2017

Wellbeing came back into focus again with a piece from therapist Charlotte Pepper on PTSD, increasingly recognised as a potential…

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