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 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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Issue 45 Mountain Rescue July 2013

Paul Amos introduced a new trustee structure for the national organisation, Al Read continued his series of training articles with…

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Issue 44 Mountain Rescue April 2013

Iain Nicholson began talking us through the working part of the search dog, beginning with arguably the most important: its…

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Issue 43 Mountain Rescue January 2013

Langdale Ambleside looked at some of the lessons learned when the ground collapsed beneath their team Land Rover, Al Read…

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Issue 42 Mountain Rescue October 2012

We dubbed this one ‘the communications issue’ as a number of writers addressed the issues facing MREW, the teams and…

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Issue 41 Mountain Rescue July 2012

Al Read looked at wide area search management, Lyle Brotherton discussed the compass – the ‘most valuable piece of kit…

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Issue 40 Mountain Rescue April 2012

Lyle Brotherton combined water with navigation with a look at the use of satnav in water search and rescue, Andy…

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Issue 39 Mountain Rescue January 2012

We’re proud to say that the magazine was regularly featuring 64 pages by now so firmly established with readers and…

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Issue 38 Mountain Rescue October 2011

We were back to Everest in this issue (a recurring topic!) with double summiteer Tim Mosedale, Al Read talked about…

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Issue 37 Mountain Rescue July 2011

The focus returned to flood rescue with Al Read detailing measure being taken to train for floods. John Ellerton reported…

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