Hire out the Woodhead Barn

The Woodhead Barn located at the team's HQ has been recently refurbished & makes an ideal location for conferences, seminars and training.

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Forthcoming Events


Our annual Grin n’ Bear it event takes place in and around Langsett. There will be 25km fell race, a 17km walk and an 8km family walk. Guaranteed to be a great day whatever the weather!


Featured News Item

Navigation assessment

So, the 2nd of these articles about the team’s assessments. Navigation and communication skills. One of our seasoned campaigners has laid out a series of control points (CPs) which we have to individually navigate our way around. It’s an old [...]

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Latest Incident for the Team

August 18th 00:10

We were called by Glossop MRT just after midnight to help them search for 12 walkers reported lost on Bleaklow. As we were deploying, the walkers were found at Glossop Low by GMRT who had driven up in their Land [...]

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Peak District Weather Report

About Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team

The team is a volunteer search and rescue service covering South Yorkshire, the Peak District and surrounding areas. We rely entirely on donations from the public and sponsorship from businesses to fund our operations.

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Search and rescue dogs

Abbie is a fully trained search and rescue dog. She is a Blue Merle Border Collie born in 2005. Her handler Ken Sloan is a long serving member of Woodhead Team.

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We are a charity that relies entirely on sponsorship from businesses and donations from the general public to fund our operations. Find out more »