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Mendip Rescue Organisation - Training Talks

Saturday 21st Jan 7.30 - 9 Hunters Lodge:

Helicopters in Rescue - a talk by Robbie Roberts

Things that would concern me when confronted with a casualty - a talk by Dr Pete Glanvill

Saturday Feb 4th 8.00 Hunters Lodge:

What to do before help arrives - a talk by paramedic Richard Marlow

Mendip Rescue Organisation - AGM & Training Talk

Saturday 11th March 8pm Hunters Lodge:

MRO Annual General Meeting

Saturday 1st April 8pm Hunters Lodge:

Caving, Cave Rescue and the Law.

by Tony Rich, legal advisor to the British Cave Rescue Council 

Charterhouse Caving Events Week

Monday 12th - Friday 16th December

In conjunction with local cavers Charterhouse is proud to present a week of caving events and keynote speakers to celebrate this local way of life.

Mendip is nationally important for its tradition of underground exploration and the area has a rich history of caving endeavours. The pioneering spirit continues today with local cavers pushing forward the frontiers of this fascinating sport in the depths of the Mendip countryside.

Each evening they  will be hosting a caving related talk and presentation.

Mendip Rescue Organisation - GB Workshop

Saturday November 4th

Sign in at Charterhouse Centre Car park from 9.30am
Please do not park by GB - transport from Charterhouse to the cave will be available.
Exercise will take place in parties of 6 at intervals throughout the morning (and afternoon as numbers dictate) and will involve many aspects relating to cave rescue, including surface procedures, first aid, casualty care, hot air kits/entonox/oxygen, stretchers, communications, vertical hauling and more.
There will be a debrief in the Hunters Lodge at 8pm.

Ever wondered what we wear underground?

Climbers have flashy gear which has high street cred. What about cavers? What do we wear when we venture into the Great Indoors?

Checkout out our new strippable model here to see exactly what’s under those outer layers. Navigate to it from the Caving menu item.

This section has been provided courtesy of Mathias Willerup from the excellent Thanks Mathias!