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.


Callout 34 Search Sutton Bank

Monday 14th November 2016: 15:20 We were called out by North Yorkshire Police to search for a 35 year old man from Thirsk whose car had been found at Sutton Bank. The police were concerned about his welfare as he had previously mentioned harming himself. Members of the Team spent eight hours searching areas of interest in the Sutton Bank and Ampleforth areas as well as the Cleveland Way path between Helmsley and Sutton Bank. We were assisted in the search by members of the RAF mountain rescue team from RAF Leeming and out two of our specially trained mountain rescue search dogs. The missing man was located by the police on the Helmsley Sutton Bank road at about midnight. 20 team members were involved for 10 hours.
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Recruitment night 2016

The Team will be holding an information night for potential new recruits on Thursday 22nd September. Team members come from all walks of life and must be aged over 18. They need to be experienced in hillwalking and have a working knowledge of the North York Moors. We are also looking for people to help behind the scenes with fund raising and general support jobs both on and off callouts. Contact us by phone or email for more details.
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Callout 29 Rescue from Eston Nab

Callout 29 Rescue from Eston Nab Press Release 30th August 2016 The busy Bank Holiday saw the unpaid volunteers of Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team called into action for the 29th time this year when they went to the aid of a walker who had fallen in the woods below Eston Nab. The drama started when the 26 year old Eston man fell on the steep muddy path whilst returning from a walk with his step-daughter. He sustained injuries to his chest when he collided with a tree. Crews from the North Eastern Ambulance Service and the Great North Air Ambulance were called to the scene. The asked for the assistance of the Mountain Rescue Team due to the remote location of the accident on the steep, forested slope of Lazenby Bank. Member...
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A pound a mile fund raising ride

Two members of the Team spent a week in July riding Scotland's North Coast 500 cycle route. Jenny and Trevor covered the 522 miles in seven days and have so far raised £501 for Team funds by getting themselves sponsored to do the ride. Well done both of you!
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