Incidents since 01/01/1990

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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.


Incident 30 Ferryhill Co Durham (Search assist)

The team were called to assist in an ongoing search in the Ferryhill area of Co Durham. Teesdale & Weardale MRT requested the help of our specialist water team on Saturday 25th July. Teesdale team had been called back in to search for a missing person who has not been seen for several weeks and requested extra manpower from Cleveland MRT.The team assisted in searching areas of marsh land and ponds that had been identified by the police as areas of priority. The teams stood down after several hours of searching with a negative result. There were 8 members of Cleveland MRT involved for about 5 hours.
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50th Anniversary

The Team celebrates its Golden Jubilee this year. We will be marking the occasion with a meal for ex members in November. Please contact the secretary for further details
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Rescue Team Hold Recruitment Evening

Recruitment Evening Wednesday 22nd July 2015 Are you a keen outdoor enthusiast with a good local knowledge of the North York Moors and surrounding areas, if so Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team could be looking for you. We are holding a recruitment evening on Wednesday the 22nd of July at our base near Great Ayton, North Yorkshire. Applications are sought from outdoor enthusiasts both men and woman aged from 18 upwards with a good level of physical ability, who are able to navigate using a map and compass and who are able to work as part of a team but also rely on their own initiative when needed. You do not need any previous mountain rescue experience as all the core skills will be taught to you over a probationary period, you will b...
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Second substantial donation from running club.

Last night the team helped marshal the Carlton Challenge. The first race of the summer series for the Esk Valley Fell Club. The race went from Carlton out towards Swainby and back along the Cleveland way. The evening saw an excellent turn out with 93 runners taking part. The weather proved to be somewhat challenging to with heavy rain and a cold wind. The team are very grateful to the club for their very kind donation of £300 from the race. This is the second substantial donation this year from the group. Thank you from everyone at Cleveland MRT.
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Viking Chase 20th September 2015

The Viking Chase will walk, jog and run its way around the Cleveland Hills again this summer. With the help of Lord Stones at Carlton Bank we have access to a fabulous venue. More details become available of your chance to take part in this friendly event on Sunday morning 20th Sept 2015
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