Upcoming Events

 

Ben Lomond Torchlight Challenge

27th April 2019

The National Trust for Scotland's atmospheric torchlit ascent of Ben Lomond

Helo Training

4the December 2016

Familiarisation and training session with the Rescue 999 crew from Bristows, Prestwick

Rescue 177 Sea King Farewell

14th January 2016

Rescue 177 heading off on its farewell tour of the West of Scotland and Edinburgh. Check our Facebook page for more information here...

Luss Highland Games

4th July 2015

The Team will be providing safety and first aid cover at this years Luss Gathering.

Casualty Care Training

2nd April 2015

The Team are starting to prepare for this year Casualty Care Certificate re-certification with a series of dedicated medical training sessions.

The Gathering 2014

12th September 2014

Scotland's turn to host the National Mountain Rescue Conference, based at the MacDonald Resort in Aviemore.

Mountain Safety Day

11th October 2014

Come and meet the Team. Promoting safety initiatives on the Scottish Hills and supporting Mountain Rescue. Albert Halls, Stirling. 

 

http://www.mountainaid.org.uk/events/safety-day

Training Programs Re-starts

4th September 2014

Returning to training after a small break during the summer. An evening concentrating on casualty handling and packaging.

Summer Training Session

7th August 2014

Hill Exercise

Luss Highland Games

5th July 2014

Assisting with safety and medical cover

Off Road 4x4 Training

17th/18th May

Bespoke Lantra approved 4x4 driver tuition with Merrick Training, Stirling.

Skills Training

13th March

Training evening looking at casualty packaging, radio protocols and new equipment.

Winter Training Weekend

1st/2nd March

Annual Cairngorm winter training weekend with Guides Eric Pirie and Bill Strachan 

Avalanche Training

Thursday 20th February

Team training night looking at new avalanche  skills, kit and scenarios.

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​NEWS & RESCUES

The Team have newly established a text giving service with provider 'DONR'

 

For a quick, secure small donations you can use your mobile phone with our D...

Today is an auspicious day in the history of Lomond Mountain Rescue Team.

 

At 7.45pm on December the 28th, 1967, a gathering of interested individuals h...

Mountain Rescue Teams across the UK make use of the latest technology with the aim of pinpointing lost walkers. While they have the ability to locate s...

Annually, Team members refresh their 4x4 driving skills under the tutelage of Alistair, from Merrick Training. The off-road training course near Stirli...

2017 will be the 50th anniversary of the Teams foundation year in 1967. There will be several events to celebrate both the past and future of Lomond MR...

CICERONE and SCOTTISH MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAMS LAUNCH SAFETY

LEAFLET INITIATIVE

 

Scottish Mountain Rescue Teams in conjunction with walking guidebook publis...

A steady winter for the team with seven Call Outs since the beginning of the year.

 

28th March 2016 - Call Out - The Whangie

 

The Team were called to res...

A party of four adults, and one child, set off mid-morning to climb Ben Lomond by the ‘Tourist Path’ from Rowardennan car park. Two of the younger adul...

"Suspected broken ankle . Rowardennan hotel, 45 mins up the trail" After speaking with a walker that phoned the incident in to the Police, we were pass...

A busy year for Lomond MRT with thirty two call-outs attended in 2015.

 

1. Sunday 28th December – Dumyat, Stirling

 

Requested to support Ochils MRT who h...

The team responded to a call from Police Scotland just before 18:00.  The Scottish Ambulance Service had requested our assistance to extract a 57 year...

 

Police Scotland had a report of four walkers benighted on Ben Lomond, one with an ankle injury. The Team contacted the family to gather further inform...

 

Police Scotland requested the Teams assistance in a shoreline search of Loch Lomond, between Sallochy Bay and the Mill of Ross, for a missing fisherma...

 

Police Scotland alerted the Team at 19.20 to request assistance for six mountain bikers who were stranded on the slopes of Ben Venue. In direct contac...

 

#CallOut 1 – Ben Venue - 21st July 2015

Police alerted the Team to a walker, in a party of three, who had sustained a lower leg injury near the summi...

Police Scotland sent out a ‪#‎CallOut‬ text to the Team at 17.20. A walker on the WHW had found a mountain biker " male, approximately three or four mi...

Police contacted the Team via SARCALL to inform us that an individual was lost between Rowardennan and Inversnaid. An Austrian walker had become separa...

As Easter weekend approaches, mountain safety experts are appealing to people to stay away from the high mountains unless they are properly equipped an...

The Team were part of a large scale search for missing walker Daniel Bennett (43) who was last seen at the Green Welly Stop, Tyndrum, on the West Highl...

A group of walkers ascending Ben Lomond became cragfast on the steep, icy slopes of the Ptarmigan Ridge, nearing the summit, and contacted Police Scotl...

The arrival of warmer temperatures and longer days have seen a rise in people taking to the hills across the country. Lomond Mountain Rescue Team would...

 

Sadly the Team were called to a fatality on Ben Lomond on Sunday the 15th of March. Navy 177, SAS Helimed and Police Scotland were involved in the rec...

A steady year for the Team in 2014 with a total of 23 call-outs since our last AGM:

 

1 - 27th December 2013 - Missing Person - Aberfoyle.

 

2 - 19th Febru...

The Team were called to assist Ochils MRT with a second call-out in their area. Fifteen team members attended, or were making their way to the rendezvo...

The first of a small range of merchandising items available from Lomond Mountain Rescue Team. The proceeds of this 2015 calendar from The Priory of Sco...

Police Scotland alerted Lomond MRT at 15.32. Soon afterward the call-out text was delivered by text message to the Team.

 

A walker was reported with a f...

Police Scotland reported to the Team that a man's voice had been heard shouting for help by a local resident at Loch Katrine.

The #Callout text was se...

A hill runner was reported missing by his two colleagues, last seen by them at 09.30 in misty conditions on the Campsies. The pair waited until it was...

While members of the Team were providing safety cover for walking groups, in the final stages of The Plod overnight adventure challenge, Police Scotlan...

#CallOut Campsie Glen 10th July 2014

 

The Team were contacted by ARCC (Air Rescue Coordination Centre) to assist Navy 177 by extracting a male casualty...

Saturday started with the Team providing their annual cover for the Ben Lomond Hill Race.

One hour into the race we were contacted by Police Scotland to...

A party of four walkers were making their way off Ben Lomond when their their dog, a brown labrador, went missing. After a brief search, they found the...

Three boys, aged 14, 12 and 10 from three different families, went missing on Conic hill around about 7 pm. They were planning on catching their father...

The Team received an email at 07.37 from a relative of a walker on the West Highland Way. The walker had become separated from their party at night, wh...

Three youngsters, aged 14, 13 and 11, went missing near Balfron, around 8pm on Friday night. The team was called out by Police Scotland to help locate...

The Team were called to Balmaha by Police Scotland at 22.03 to assist in the search for a missing person. The #StandDown was sent at 22.48 after the in...

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