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 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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Issue 31 Mountain Rescue January 2010

The month after floods devastated Cumbria, Cockermouth team leader Mike Park gave a personal account of ten days involvement in…

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Issue 30 Mountain RescueOctober 2009

Flood rescue continued to assume greater prominence as Ewan Thomas explained where mountain rescue fitted in to the bigger picture…

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Issue 29 Mountain Rescue July 2009

Over the last few issues, the magazine has been steadily growing chunkier, with this issue reaching a milestone 56 pages.…

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Issue 28 Mountain Rescue April 2009

David Allan continued his series on eponymous medical terms, from Cheyne-Stokes respiration to Eustachian Tube. Still on the medical front,…

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Issue 27 Mountain Rescue January 2009

More articles from the UK Conference 2008. Mark Hodgson asked ‘Should we search at night?’ and Ged Feeney asked ‘Why…

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Issue 26 Mountain Rescue October 2008

This issue carried a report on the UK Mountain Rescue Conference in Stirling, stunning photos of the moment an RAF…

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Issue 25 Mountain Rescue July 2008

We celebrated 75 years of mountain rescue, Judy Whiteside looked at the facts, myths and mythology behind lightning strikes and…

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