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 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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Issue 36 Mountain Rescue April 2011

Further technological developments revealed in the issue with Russ Hore talking about his creation of the SARLOC location system. There…

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Issue 35 Mountain Rescue January 2011

The focus returned to avalanches for this winter issue, with David Monteith’s story of his own ‘chance in a million’…

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Issue 34 Mountain Rescue October 2010

Continuing our regular international flavour, Steve Hepburn reported on the recent Keswick MRT trip to do technical rescue training in…

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Issue 33 Mountain Rescue July 2010

The magazine hit a brief new high with 60 pages for the summer issue. Inside, Mike Bedford and Jon Whiteley…

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Issue 32 Mountain Rescue April 2010

The focus was very much on avalanches in this issue, as Scotland’s Jonathan Hart explained the importance of regular avalanche…

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