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Archive for December 2011

Winter road gritting

Both North Yorkshire County Council (@northyorkscc) and City of York Council (@cityofyork) tweet when their winter road gritting services are out. Stay safe this winter. More details at northyorkscc and cityofyork  

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Official New Year go-ahead for walkers’ safety beacons

Article from grough.co.uk on Ofcom changing the regulations on land based safety beacons in the UK at this link.  What are people’s views on this functionality?

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Christmas spirit at Go Outdoors, York

Go Outdoors proudly support Mountain rescue. They are working in partnership with Mountain Rescue to raise funds and awareness. The York store were kind enough to organise a raffle on our behalf today.  A number of team members joined in the fun and the event raised the […]

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What the bears brought us from the forest for Christmas

We are delighted with the donation of £425.95 from our friends in Aqua Nova Water Bearswho raised the money over the last two weekends with their Newfoundland dog Christmas tree taxi service at the Dalby Forest Visitor Centre. Helping us in ‘saving lives in wild and remote places’. We […]

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The BMC New Hill Walkers Guide

The British hills offer beauty, challenge and adventure, as well as the opportunity to keep fit and healthy. So it is no wonder that hill walking is such a popular activity, attracting people of all ages. Walking in the uplands requires a collection of skills, including navigation […]

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RAF Search and Rescue Service

Good to see the RAF Search and Rescue Service recognised on ‘A Night of Heroes’ – we salute you.

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Go Outdoors York – Christmas eve

Our friends at Go Outdoors York @GOoutdoors are planning a number of fun events in the store on Christmas Eve to help raise fund for us. We are planning to have team members in the store all day and hope to have one of our vehicles there […]

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Falcon Flyer 2012

The event this year is being sponsored by the Raven Hall Hotel, Ravenscar. See the Challenge walks section of the web site for full details and an entry form The route has been slightly altered from the 2010 route to take account of winter conditions and to […]

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Simon Howe and Two Howes monument protection programme

Interesting article on the conservation of these two monuments

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Press coverage for Mountain Rescue

The reports on the call out on Sunday evening to 6 walkers on the Lyke Wake Walk coincided with a BBC Yorkshire article the following day on the costs of running a volunteer search and rescue team focused on the Woodhead team. As a result we were […]

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