For Mountain Rescue call 999 ask for 'Police' then 'Mountain Rescue'

What we do

We are a charitable Search and Rescue organisation (SCO 24517).

Our purpose is to locate and recover people who have found themselves in difficult situations in the outdoors.

If you need us

Call 999 and ask for Police and then Mountain Rescue.

We will respond to your call for help any time and in any weather conditions.  We don’t charge for our services.

Resources

We are a Team of 35 mountaineers with specialist training.

We make use of specialist helicopters and search dogs where necessary and our running costs are supported by donations and fundraising.

Community

We are keen to raise awareness about how to enjoy the outdoors as safely as possible.

Community groups are welcome to visit us and we provide first aid cover to a number of outdoor events.

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❌Callout 25/2022❌

Earlier this afternoon the team was called out by Police Scotland to assist two disorientated hill walkers in woodland in the Jerah area.

Team members deployed to the hill and the walkers were quickly located then walked to our vehicles and assisted off the hill.

The walkers did exactly the right thing when finding themselves in difficulty. They stayed where they were, called 999, asked for Police then Mountain rescue.

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During our callout last Friday to assist an injured mountain biker one of our land rovers suffered a puncture due to the terrain we were operating on. Thankfully this happened after we had assisted the casualty and evacuated the rest of the cycling group off the hill to their cars.

A massive thank you to Neil and the team at Tyres Direct (Stirling) Ltd for getting our land rover back on the road, they donated their time and expertise at no cost to our charity, very much appreciated. 🙏

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Ochils Mountain Rescue Team available 365 Days of the Year

Call outs over the last 3 years (1st September - 31st August)

2019/20

2020/21

2021/22 to date

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Sponsors

We are proudly sponsored by the following organisations

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lottery-funded

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