Mountain Advice - Mountain Rescue England and Wales

Mountains and moorlands can be treacherous places without proper care and there are many, many ways to enjoy the mountain environment, be it walking, climbing, running, cycling or skiing. There's no subsititute for experience, but there are steps you can take to minimise the chances of getting lost or hurt.

Prepare and plan

Wear suitable clothing and footwear

Carry food and drink...

...and the right equipment

Before you set out

On the hill

Dangers you can avoid

Dangers you need to monitor

Check out the new Safe in the Hills website – pioneered by the Kirkby Stephen MRT, for more information about how you can keep safe whilst walking in the hills.


Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team

Region: NESRA
Tel: 01642 723853