Kinder Scout
Mar16

Kinder Scout

Our friend Alan Howarth at Kinder Mountain Rescue has recently been doing some work on analysing the Kinder MRT callout data. Where people walk on Kinder, what the most popular routes are and if possible, where people struggle with their navigation. Having looked around for data he hit on the Strava Global Heatmap. This is an anonymous collection of all Strava users route data, combined to show both the individual routes and where the...

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Kinder Mountain Rescue Team call out on Christmas Day
Jan06

Kinder Mountain Rescue Team call out on Christmas Day

Here’s a video from the Christmas day rescue. A lady had slipped on the ice and fractured her hip. They requested help from a Coastguard helicopter, but the weather conditions turned out to be too bad for it to get in to the casualty site. So it turned in to a mini epic stretcher evacuation in the snow. Rescuing someone when they really need help feels like the best way of celebrating Christmas. They still managed to get home in...

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