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Busy day today! Started out with training at the dam, followed by a callout to assist a walker who slipped from the Cruachan ridge very close to Thursday's incident. This time the fall was shorter but the walker was left on steep hard snow without their ice axe. The team made a direct ascent to their location and was able to assist the walker (who had only minor injuries) to easier ground. ...

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Plenty of snow and ice left on the west coast mountains but this casualty had managed to get stuck in a crevasse closer to sea level. Some extra training for a few of the team to winch her out. A busy time of year for the local hill farmers. If you’re working or out playing this weekend have a good Easter. ...

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We were called out this afternoon to a walker who had fallen nearly 200m from the summit ridge of Cruachan. Good weather and good flying from the crew of R199 meant the casualty got a quick transit to hospital. We wish the casualty a speedy recovery. ...

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Oban Mountain Rescue Team shared Arrochar Mountain Rescue Team's post. ...

CALLOUT last night at 19:18 to assist a female with suspected broken ankle on the North West slopes of the Cobbler. Police Scotland came to assist as did #rescue199 however the weather prevented the helicopter accessing the casualty so a controlled stretcher slide and carry down the hill was required to reach the waiting ambulance. #ScottishMR Scottish Mountain Rescue Thanks to Eddie and Mark for the photos.

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