Tag Archives: DRG

Missing on wild and windswept Dartmoor

Every Wednesday night throughout the year the Dartmoor Search & Rescue Team – Ashburton meets at various locations across the moor to train on aspects of search and rescue. During the summer months this tends to be the more technical aspects such as rope and swift water rescue, with the wild and dark winter evenings spent training on search and rescue exercise (sar-ex) scenarios as well as navigation and related topics


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Another busy weekend for the Rescue Team

This past weekend was a busy one for the Dartmoor Search & Rescue team (Ashburton), with 2 callouts and attending 2 events to both raise awareness of the team and provide support to a public event.

Abbots Way Walk 2011

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Grand opening of new Rescue Centre for Devon Search & Rescue Team

On Saturday September 24th, the Dartmoor Search & Rescue Team Ashburton Section, held the grand opening of its new Rescue Centre. Its first permanent base in its 35 year history.

2 - Rescue Centre Grand Opening

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Ten Tors 2011

Every year in May the Ten Tors Expedition takes place on Dartmoor.

Helicopter delivery

The Ten Tors challenge began in 1960 with just 203 children taking part and has grown to the 2400 that it is today. It is open to teams of 6 teenagers between the ages of 14 – 20 with 400 teams from the South West of England and beyond participating each year…….. Continue reading

Helicopter Training

Last year I decided to rejoin the Dartmoor Rescue Group having been a member in the 1980’s


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