Mountain Rescue Committee of Scotland

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Mountain Rescue Committee of Scotland (MRCofS), also known as Scottish Mountain Rescue is the body which represents and coordinates mountain rescue teams in Scotland. It has 27 affiliated mountain rescue teams.

Scottish Mountain Rescue consists of 24 volunteer mountain rescue teams, 2 search and rescue dog associations (SARDA) with over 1000 volunteers, plus an additional 3 police teams, 2 RAF teams and Scottish Cave Rescue.[1]

The Mountain Rescue Committee of Scotland (MRCofS) was formed in 1965.[1] It is a registered charity (number SC015257).

In 2011 it received annual funding grant of £312,000 from the Scottish Government.[2]


  1. ^ a b "About us". Scottish Mountain Rescue. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Rise for Scottish mountain rescue grant". Scottish Government. 12 December 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 

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