Mountain Rescue in Scotland

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Scottish Mountain Rescue Teams

Aberdeen MRT – AMRT is based in Westhill, in the North East of Scotland.

Arrochar Mountain Rescue Team – AMRT has 30 volunteer team members who are available 365 days of the year when requested by Police Scotland.

Borders Search and Rescue Unit – The Mountain Rescue Team that covers the south-east of Scotland, including the Lammermuir and Cheviot hill range.

Braemar MRT – Braemar Mountain Rescue Team operates from two bases in the Cairngorm National Park. The team headquarters is in Braemar with a subsidiary base in Ballater.

Cairngorm MRT – CMRT provide assistance to injured or lost persons in the mountains. The vast area that they cover includes the Northern Cairngorms, Ben Alder and areas of Monadhliath Mountains to the East Side of Loch Ness.

Dundonnell MRT – DMRT operate in a vast area of rugged and remote mountainous country. The team of around 35 volunteers is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help anyone in difficulty on the hills, mountains or crags in an area spanning more than 2,600 square miles.

Galloway MRT

Glencoe MRT – providing a voluntary search and rescue emergency service since 1961.

Kintail MRT

Lochaber MRT

Lomond MRT

Moffat MRT

Oban MRT

Ochils MRT

RAF Mountain Rescue

Skye Mountain Rescue Team

Tayside MRT

Torridon and Kinlochewe MRT

Tweed Valley MRT

Mountain Rescue Organisations

Scottish Mountain Rescue – representing 24 volunteer Mountain Rescue Teams (including Scottish Cave Rescue) with over 800 volunteers, plus an additional 3 Police teams and 1 RAF team.  The teams offer a world class, front line, voluntary search and rescue service that is available any hour, any day and any save lives and promote safe mountaineering in Scotland.

Search and Rescue Dog Association – SARDA – Southern Scotland

National Search and Rescue Dog Association

Mountain Advice

More Mountain Rescue

Mountain Rescue – England & Wales

Mountain Rescue – Ireland

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