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.

For editorial submissions or feedback, email  To advertise in the magazine, contact Caroline Davenport via 07726 933 337.

Issue 81 Mountain Rescue Summer 2022

All the usual news and fundraising stories from around the UK, plus a wellbeing section discussing whether standing on one…

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Issue 80 Mountain Rescue Spring 2022

This issue covers all the usual news and fundraising stories from around the country, plus an in-depth look at using…

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Issue 79 Mountain Rescue Winter 2022

A chance to catch up with SEO Mike Park about where we are, six months in to his tenure, and…

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Issue 78 Mountain Rescue Autumn 2021

Bill Whitehouse wrote about the Guinness Book of Records-worthy period between one particular caving incident and the subsequent rescue operation.…

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Issue 77 Mountain Rescue Summer 2021

We appointed a new SEO in May and editor Judy Whiteside covered an extensive interview with the new man at…

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Issue 76 Mountain Rescue Spring 2021

As society in general struggled to cope with the effects of Covid – and mountain rescue team members no less…

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Issue 75 Mountain Rescue Winter 2021

Yes, Covid-19 ground on and teams and their procedures continued to be impacted by it. Sadly we carried our greatest…

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Issue 74 Mountain Rescue Autumn 2020

We updated the ‘casualty story’ from Richard Tiplady, rescued from Pillar Rock after a fall earlier in the year, MREW…

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Issue 73 Mountain Rescue Summer 2020

Covid-19 continued to impact mountain rescue and Will Kitchen and Jon Deardon looked at the history of infection control and…

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Issue 72 Mountain Rescue Spring 2020

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

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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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