Press information

Our 'About us' fact file tells you all you need to know about the structure of mountain rescue – how many teams we have, where they're located, how the search and rescue dogs work with the teams and where cave rescue fits in.

And if you need to understand how the system works – who calls who and what happens next – our 'How the system works' fact file explains.

We also have a detailed 'History of mountain rescue', taking you from the early-twentieth century to the present day.

Can't find what you're looking for? Contact our Press Officer. He'll be happy to chat.

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