2022: 61 Callouts | 2021: 61 Callouts


23rd April 2023

Gisborough Moors Fell Race

Team members were out on Sunday 23rd April 2023 supporting Esk Valley Fell Club with the Gisborough Moors fell race, part of the Dave Parry LETS RUN Winter Fell Race Series 2022/23. The run distance was 20Km with an ascent of 850m. Many, many thanks to the organisers and entrants for the very generous donation of a £1,000 cheque before…

17th April 2023

High Sheriff of North Yorkshire

On Monday 17th April 2023, Team members and our President Peter Scrope (Deputy Lieutenant of North Yorkshire) welcomed Clare Granger, the High Sheriff of North Yorkshire, to our Base. After the visit she said 'Thank you so much for such a great visit for me, we so enjoyed it. I was so incredibly impressed by what you and the team…

21st March 2023

Cleveland Survival Video

A short video showing what took place during the Cleveland Survival based in Knayton, North Yorkshire and held on Saturday 18th March 2023 is now on our YouTube site (opens to external site). The Survival is organised annually as a fundraiser for Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team. It is open to runners and walkers and is based on an orienteering course,…

16th March 2023

Call-out ‘Thank You’

It’s always good to hear from people who we have helped out in their time of need. David Williams contacted us regarding our most recent call-out last Sunday (10/2023), when we went to the aid of his wife Anita. The following letter is published with permission: Dear Cleveland Mountain Rescue (CMR), May I take this opportunity to say ‘a Big…

8th March 2023

Masons Donation for new clothing

When Pat Palmer took over the leadership of his masonic lodge in Saltburn last year, he wanted to find a local charity or organisation that could benefit from his fundraising efforts during his year of office. Pat was aware that Cleveland MRT had been asking for donations towards some waterproof clothing for our search & rescue members, so he contacted…

23rd January 2023

Mountain Rescue Magazine

The winter edition of Mountain Rescue magazine is now available for free online. Lots of great articles and useful information about MR, including an article on last October's charity fundraiser by HR2day Limited and recognition of the Team's work by North Yorkshire Police. Click here for the online version (external site).

22nd January 2023

Water Rescue – requalification

Whilst we were dealing with a couple of call-outs yesterday, four of our Team members were having a refreshing 'dip' in a north-east river. They were attending the final day of a 3-yearly re-qualification course to maintain their grading as Swift-Water Rescue Technicians (SRTs). The in-water sessions took place at Abbey Rapids near Barnard Castle. Many thanks to Rescue North…

13th January 2023

Hardmoors Donations

Time for another 'thank you' to the running community, this time to the Hardmoors Ultra & Trail races Community Page. During 2022 the organisers and runners donated over £1,000 (including Gift Aid) to the Team. Thanks in particular to Shirley and Jon who both put in so much hard work and to their merry band of helpers and marshals for such…

10th January 2023

Esk Valley Fell Club

The local fell-running community continue to be very generous to Cleveland MRT having recently donated £1,000 to us, from the proceeds of the Viking Chase and the Eskdale Eureka events held last year. Many thanks to everyone who contributed and here's hoping that you have an enjoyable series of fell runs in 2023 - we know you've already started! A…

31st December 2022

Year-end report!

As we reach the end of 2022 it’s time to reflect on what we have accomplished at Cleveland MRT during the year. We’ve dealt with 61 call-outs plus 22 other incidents (e.g. being on standby or assisting with other calls for service). In doing so, our volunteer members have together contributed over 3,300 hours of their own time and that…