Out Mountain Rescue? - a Pocket Guide to Safety on the Hill"
takes the reader through preparation and route planning,
what to take and how to pack it, how best to stay safe in
the mountains and what to do if you have an accident. If
you do hit trouble, there’s a run down of the mountain
rescue call out procedure and how to relay the relevant
information to the emergency services, plus a brief history
of mountain rescue and some useful advice on publications,
websites and organisations with which to hone your skills
and research your trip before setting out.
has been produced by the organisation that co-ordinates all
the volunteer Mountain Rescue Teams in England and Wales.
First published in 2008 and
revised in September 2010, this sturdy
little A6 guide with 160 full colour pages is packed with
information and useful tips and is a must for
all mountain enthusiasts. The pic shows the old edition, but
we now have the latest updated version available for our
detailed review of the original version.