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 57 Mountain Rescue Summer 2016

Peer review continued apace with a report from Bowland Pennine on theirs. John Hulse looked at the ‘downwash issue’ when…

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Issue 56 Mountain Rescue Spring 2016

This issue brought a cautionary tale from Glossop MRT, highlighting the risk of winter fell running with a case of…

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Issue 55 Mountain Rescue Winter 2016

Oh my word, we reached a bumper issue for this one, up to 68 pages. The copy date assumed a…

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Issue 54 Mountain Rescue Autumn 2015

Geoff Monk came back with his occasional ‘weather series’, this time talking about Scottish snow and climate change, Chris Cookson…

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Issue 53 Mountain Rescue Summer 2015

We continued to develop editorially with a revamped ‘contents’ section in this issue, as we dedicated more space and spiced…

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Issue 52 Mountain Rescue Spring 2015

2015 saw the launch of our own mountain rescue film, aimed at raising awareness of the range of work mountain…

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Issue 51 Mountain Rescue Winter 2015

Lyle Brotherton looked at how navigation needs change when winter is warm and wet rather than heavy snow and we…

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Issue 50 Mountain Rescue Autumn 2014

Perhaps not surprisingly, mountain rescue team members occasionally get injured too. In this issue, Jules Carter described his experience of…

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Issue 49 Mountain Rescue Summer 2014

Mike Greene discussed the importance to teams of clinical governance and both learning from each other and learning from experience,…

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Issue 48 Mountain Rescue Spring 2014

This was the first issue we began to refer to by the season, rather than the month, to better demonstrate…

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Issue 47 Mountain Rescue January 2014

On the medical front, Les Gordon summarised the 2013 Medical Seminar and explained the new hypothermia protocols recently put in…

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Issue 46 Mountain Rescue October 2013

In health and wellbeing, Neil Woodhead and Judy Whiteside launched the newly-formed Rescue Benevolent Fund onto the membership – a…

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