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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.

Incidents:

Incident 29. Roseberry Topping. (Rescue)

The next day we were back to Roseberry. Cleveland Police rang at 14-00 to ask for our help. A young lad walking up Roseberry with his father had become crag fast on some very slippery steep shale. His father did not want to make matters worse by attempting a rescue himself and running the risk of getting himself stuck, so sensibly rang the Police for help. With a bit of technological wizardry we got a grid reference for the couple, rang them to assure them that help was on the way, and mobilised. Soon we located the couple and made the young lad safe. He was then roped up and pulled up the shale slope to safety, Both were uninjured and we escorted them down to the car park at Newton. There were 12 of us involved in this Incident wh...
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News:

Rescue Team needs urgent help

It’s not often we need rescuing but after a recent MOT failure of our 22 year old control vehicle, the team urgently needs to raise £36,000 pounds to purchase and convert a suitable replacement vehicle. Dean McMann, the Team’s Transport Officer explained; “Viking 1 is now 22 years old and despite a regular maintenance schedule it has come to the end of its working life. It had formerly seen service with the Fire Brigade but with severe corrosion and mechanical issues and the cost to repair, it is not a viable option” The vehicle is primarily used in the control of searches and major incidents but also offers welfare facilities for team members and relatives for those whom are missing. The team’s funds will be depleted severely...
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Cycling Tops

We would like to say a massive thank you to Westbrook Cycles who are based in Stokesley. The guys down at Westbrook are stocking and helping us sell our new cycling tops. This is great support for us as they are a major cycle supplier within the North Yorkshire area and also on the world wide web. The tops are available in the shop or online at the link below. http://www.westbrookcycles.co.uk/cleveland-mountain-rescue-cycling-jersey-p246092 Check them out and pop in for a chat or visit the website.
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Event News:

Four Peaks - Viking Chase

Our next Team organised Challenge Event is the Four Peaks, Viking Chase. Details will follow in the coming weeks and months. The date for your diaries is Sunday 21st September 2014
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