Oban Mountain Rescue Team

provides search and rescue cover for an area covering the northwest of Argyll from Bridge of Orchy to Campbeltown and the islands including Mull and Jura.

People

Our team consists of 35 active members all of who are unpaid volunteers dedicating their time to helping people in need at any hour of the day or night 365 days a year

Callouts

We respond to between 15 and 30 call-outs a year in all weathers, all terrains and locations throughout our operational area

All Seasons, All Weathers

We operate in all types of weather at all times of the day and night.

Welcome to Oban Mountain Rescue team

Oban Mountain Rescue Team provides search and rescue cover for an area covering the northwest of Argyll from Bridge of Orchy to Campbeltown and the islands including Mull and Jura. Our team consists of 37 active members all of who are unpaid volunteers dedicating their time to helping people in need, responding to between 15 and 20 call-outs a year. All our members are experienced mountaineers with vast amounts of local knowledge. Every member is also an emergency first aider. If you feel you can help the team in any way or would like further information, please contact us As a voluntary organisation we rely heavily on the support and generosity of organisations and individuals. Please visit our Acknowledgements page and our Fundraising pages to see how we are supported and also to find out how you can help.

New Casualty Carers

New Casualty Carers
Congratulations to our six new casualty carers who have just recently passed their exam.

Multiday Searches

Multiday Searches
Oban MRT have been involved in 3 large multiday missing person searches this year, working with partner agencies including Police Scotland, HM Coastguard and Oban Lifeboat

Beinn Sguilard rescue

Beinn Sguilard rescue
The team had a very protracted rescue on Beinn Sguilard back in March. Weather prevented a helicopter winch so a long wet night ensued to successfully recover the badly injured casualty

Craggy Island Triathalon

Craggy Island Triathalon
Craggy Island Triathalon is our main fundraiser each year.

Jura Fell Race

Jura Fell Race
Oban MRT assist with safety cover every year in May

Helicopter inbound!

Helicopter inbound!
Read for action in all weathers
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