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 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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Issue 60 Mountain Rescue Spring 2017

Lyle Brotherton led us through the dark with some winter navigation, Judy Whiteside explained where the benevolent had come from…

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Issue 59 Mountain Rescue Winter 2017

Judy Whiteside interviewed photographer, climate change activist and Langdale Ambleside team member Ashley Cooper, about his concerns for the planet…

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Issue 58 Mountain Rescue Autumn 2016

Judy Whiteside revealed new (tongue in cheek) possibilities for corporate wear with the news that a a ‘classic thong’ was…

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