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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Get live weather and conditions from Snowdon Summit

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30/07/2019

Live weather and conditions information is now available directly from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), thanks to a new innovative project from the BMC and various partners. As part of the AdventureSmart project to provide simple, clear information, to help hill walkers and mountain users make their good mountain day better, this ground-breaking project should help you plan your day and hopefully also reduce some unnecessary call outs to Mountain Rescue.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mountain Rescue Chairman and British Mountain Guide awarded MBE

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10/06/2019

Congratulations to Mountain Rescue England and Wales Chairman Mike France and British Mountain Guide Rob Collister who have both been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
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CLUBS

Skills workshops over the BMC AGM weekend

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27/02/2019

Get skilled up on a one day course with the BMC over the weekend of the BMC AGM in Buxton.
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SKILLS

Mobile phones in the mountains: a blessing or a curse?

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07/10/2015

After a mountain rescue team warns against relying on mobile phones for navigation, we asked three mountain rescue team leaders around the country to share their very different opinions.
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CYMRU

Llanberis rescue vehicles vandalised

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09/06/2015

In an unbelivable and shocking manner all three of Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team's emergency ambulance Land Rovers were targeted by criminals and put out of action in what was possibly an attempted theft between Monday night and Tuesday morning
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SKILLS

Search lights, camera, action! Mountain Rescue launches new promo film

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03/04/2015

A dramatic promotional film by Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW) hits touch screens today, showing real mountain rescue volunteers in action and bringing the reality of the work they do into the public eye.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Autumn Statement: some good news, but austerity still looms large

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05/12/2014

The Autumn Statement contained good news for Mountain Rescue, the England Coastal Path and green space mapping – but as austerity continues, could sport funding be for the chop?
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Rescue team nets £24,000 in a day - for saving a dog

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06/11/2014

The rescue of Jasper the dog has prompted the public to give £24,000 worth of donations in less than a day to Wasdale Mountain Rescue - and counting. Great news, but the episode highlights wider issues around funding for rescue teams.
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SKILLS

Mountain Rescue raises awareness in parliament

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30/10/2013

Representatives of mountain and cave rescue teams from across England and Wales are in parliament this week highlighting the breadth of rescues they carry out and the funding gap.
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MEDICAL

Pain relief in mountain casualties with moderate or severe pain

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01/08/2013

Mountain Rescue is performed in a difficult environment where weather, terrain and remote locations present physical challenges. John Ellerton & Jessica Bell discuss the issues surrounding administration of appropriate and effective pain relief.
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