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.


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.


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 14/07/24 ❌The team’s third callout of the weekend came in early this afternoon to assist a hill walker with a serious leg injury in the Tillicoultry area. A hasty team of medics and a team paramedic deployed to the hill to treat the casualties injuries while other team members deployed with our stretcher and other rescue equipment.The casualty was given pain relief then packaged in our stretcher and carried off the hill to the awaiting Scottish Ambulance Service ambulance. They did exactly the right thing when finding themselves in need of assistance. They dialled 999, asked for police then Mountain Rescue.A special thank you to a passing hill runner who stopped to assist and helped us carry some of our equipment off the hill.As always we wish the casualty a speedy recovery#AnydayAnyhourAnyweather #Workingtogether Scottish Mountain Rescue ... See MoreSee Less
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❌ Callout 13/07/24 ❌ The team were called out by Police Scotland Forth Valley yesterday afternoon to assist two walkers who found themselves in difficulty on steep ground above Tillicoultry. Team members quickly located the walkers, who were thankfully unharmed, assisted them back to the path and down off the hill. This was the teams second callout of the weekend, on Friday team members deployed to support Police Scotland and SMR colleagues.Remember, if you need assistance on the hill or in wild spaces, call 999, ask for Police then Mountain Rescue. #anydayanyhouranyweather #workingtogether Scottish Mountain Rescue ... See MoreSee Less
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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)



2023/24 to date

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