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CALLOUT – Cnoc na Toinne

On Sunday evening at 8.00pm, 18 members of Kerry Mountain Rescue Team along with the Waterford based Coast Guard helicopter were called to the rescue of a hillwalker on the lower northern slopes of Cnoc na Toinne. The walker, a man in his 50's had climbed Corran...

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CALLOUT – Cnoc na Toinne

Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were called to the rescue of a hillwalker on the lower northern slopes of Cnoc na Toinne, above the Hag’s Glen in the McGillycuddy’s Reeks. The walker sustained serious injuries in a fall from a common descent route known as the Zig-Zags or...

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CALLOUT – Hag’s Glen, MacGillycuddy’s Reeks

Kerry Mountain Rescue Team were called to the assistance of a walker in the Hags Glen area of the Macgillycuddy's Reeks on Monday. The walker, a middle aged Irish man left Cronin's yard earlier that morning before falling ill and calling for help. The Team located the...

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KMRT training in the Cairngorms

KMRT members recently travelled to the Northern Corries of Scotland's Cairngorm mountains to avail of some winter snow and ice training. One of the main areas of interest were avalanche rescue techniques with Scottish mountaineer Bill Strachan. [envira-gallery...

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