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Welcome to Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team


Welcome to Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team (CMRT). We operate in The Northern side of the North York Moors but operate in other areas when requested to do so by neighbouring teams and other agencies. Dealing with over 40 incidents per year, we are a self-funding dedicated team of 'professional volunteers' coming from all walks of life, united in their love of the outdoors and their wish to help their fellow outdoor enthusiasts in trouble.


callout 15 Search Sutton Bank

Tuesday Feb 21st 1500 hrs: Two families from South Yorkshire had called the Police to say that they had lost their way in the woodland around the White Horse above Thirsk. The party consisted of two ladies with four young children along with a dog, they had set off walking at 12:30 following one of the walking routes in the area when they lost track of the route markers. Our callout officer talked to the group and. used their mobile phone's GPS to tell us where they were (a specialised system available to mountain rescue teams called SARLOC). he could then guide them in the right direction towards safety. Nine of the Team responded to the callout with more on the way when the missing party were spotted by members of the rescue team who g...
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Team member is On Top of the World

..well almost. One of our team, Clair Starkey has been raising money for the team during her expedition to climb Kilimanjaro. She and her fiancé along with his brother in law reached the summit of the mountain on the 15th after a seven day climb. So far they have raised £1310 for the team through their just giving site:
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Call out number 6

Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team Press release January 21st 2017 Massive Search for Missing Middlesbrough Man One of the biggest mountain rescue searches in recent years took place on the North York Moors during the early hours of Saturday 21st January when mountain rescue volunteers from all over the North East searched for a missing Middlesbrough man on the moors above Great Broughton. The incident started at 0100hrs on Saturday morning when North Yorkshire Police asked for Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team volunteers to help them find a missing 39 year old Middlesbrough man. The man had earlier been reported missing by his family and the Police were concerned for his safety having located his car near the Clay Bank car park on the Sto...
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Charitable Donors Visit The Base

New Medical Bags We have recently replaced the four medical bags which carry all our casualty care equipment and the bags used to carry our Oxygen and Extonox gases. All the bags are specially designed to hold our equipment and to keep it as dry and clean as possible. The bags were purchased using a number of donations including a generous £2000 from the Golden Giveaway which is organised by the Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation. Staff from Viral Effects in Middlesbrough visited our Base to look at the equipment they helped to fund through the Golden Giveaway. They also had the opportunity to find out about the work we do and to look at the vehicles and equipment we have to support our search and rescue ope...
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Cleveland Survival 2017

Entry on line for the Cleveland Survival is now available at https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?elid=Y&event_id=3285 The Survival is a friendly event open to runners and walkers based on an orienteering course of about 26 miles to be completed within the 12-hour time limit. For 2017 there will also be a 13 mile option. There will be a series of checkpoints identified by a grid reference and description. Your aim is to visit each checkpoint or via point in the order given on the route card. All of the checkpoints are manned by Search and Rescue personnel with drinks available at some. The event is one of the major fundraisers for the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team. All enquiries regarding entries to Malcolm Selby Email:...
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