In 2023, Mountain Rescue Awareness Day falls on Sunday 29th October. It coincides, as it has for several years, with the clocks going back and the shift from British Summer Time (BST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). It seems as good a time as any to think about safety on the hills as the days get shorter.Read More
Spring is here and the outdoors beckon. Many will be planning walks around the longer days and warmer weather, but enjoying the outdoors safely isn’t only about the weather, your skills and your kit. Caroline Fearnley is Campaign Manager for Lyme Disease UK and, with May being Lyme Disease Awareness Month, she’s keen to work…Read More
Winter precautions and preparations are second nature for mountain rescue volunteers, whether for an MR incident or when they’re out in the hills walking, cycling or climbing themselves. Tips and tricks to keep warm, safe and ready for anything are shared across teams, formally through training and much more informally when out and about. We’ve…Read More
Sunday 30 October is Mountain Rescue Awareness Day as well as being the first full day after the UK clocks go back. As the days shorten and the evenings draw in, it gets darker earlier in the afternoons and it’s a good time to think about safety for your day in the mountains during the…Read More
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