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.

To enquire about editorial submissions, or feedback in any way email editor@mountain.rescue.org.uk.  If you wish to advertise in the magazine, please contact Caroline Davenport via 01829 781327.

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 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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