Seasoned Hillwalkers often jokingly understate the preparation, equipment & experience needed to enjoy the hills safely. We make it sound easy but it’s taken more than a little pain to gain that experience & we’ve all had moments when things have gone wrong.
The following information can only help when venturing into hilly places.
- Police Involvement in Mountain Rescues Some excellent advice & insight into what happens when an emergency call is received, from an ex Control Room Inspector.
- Mountain incidents, Police involvement in location from mobile signals Follow up article on Rays scafellhike blog about giving clear information when reporting an emergency.
- Mountainsafety.co.uk Great site full of links and information