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Posts Tagged Training

Water search training

Increasingly the team are asked to search bodies of water, rivers and water margins. With that in mind the team recently held a water based evening exercise in the vicinity of Scalby Beck, Scarborough. The pictures show our water first responders and rescue technicians working in and […]

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Training with RAF Leeming MRT

The last weekend in October saw the team out training with RAF Leeming Team. Saturday was spent reviewing the equipment carried by each team followed by a technical rope rescue session.  The first pictures below show collaboration in a Tyrollean Traverse rescue. Sunday was a simulated plane crash […]

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Climbing in the Peak District

As part of the team’s ethos of continual development and training a number of team members spent the weekend in the Peak District to practice their climbing skills.  The pictures below provide a good overview of the challenge and the fun enjoyed by those attending.  

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Swift Water Training

On Thursday three Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue team members attended a training exercise near Barnard Castle on the River Tees. In attendance were members from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and neighbouring team Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team. In recent years SRMRT have been called […]

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Out of area training

Earlier in the year the team took the decision that it would be beneficial if its members undertook some training in other parts of the country. The rational being, this would expose team members to different terrains and environments while training in mountain rescue skills. Having made […]

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York medical students suffer a tragic accident

It’s ok, it is all part of their training. Each year medical students from York University spend a day on the hills with Mark Reid of ‘The Inn Way‘ fame learning navigation skills and an appreciation of medical care in ‘wild and remote places’. When practical we […]

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Training this evening – Stretchers.

  We are at Dixon’s Hollow /Adderston Field in Dalby, The Great Yorkshire Forest, this evening for stretcher familiarisation and handling along with associated casualty care equipment. So that will be team members trussed up in the Vacuum Mattress, MIBS and Bell stretcher then carried over all the […]

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Training day 15th April

We are off to the forestry around Yearsley today to practice our search techniques and find site management.  Essential skills when you are   ‘saving lives in wild and remote places’.  

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Training weekend

We are out out training on the North York Moors in the area of Chop Gate village this weekend with our friends from Cleveland Mountain Rescue team this weekend. If you see us around then stop for a chat.

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Scarborough Evening News

There is a nice clip on page six of today’s Scarborough Evening News about our navigation and communications training and assessments earlier this month. Thank you to the SEN for your ongoing support and for spreading the word about your local search and rescue team.  

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