Mountain rescue in northumberland and tyne and wear
Welcome to the website for North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team operating in all of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. Here you'll find information about the team, what we do, the training that we complete, events that we run and most importantly, how you can support us to continue providing this vital service to our communities. We are proud official partners of the outdoor brand Helly Hansen. Check out a news story here for more info and also take a look at Helly Hansen's website.
North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team deliver essential search and rescue cover for the whole of the Northumbria Police area. The team covers both urban and remote environments, operating in a vast area encompassing all of Northumberland and Tyne and Wear.
The team is made up entirely of professional and skilled volunteers, supporting both the Police and Ambulance Emergency Services. The service is a charity which receives no funding, relying upon kind donations to keep the team operational.
From searches to rescues, covering both urban and remote environments, callouts may involve searching for a missing or vulnerable person, to rescuing walkers, fell runners, climbers etc who are injured or lost. The team responds to callouts 24/7, 365 days a year.
Find out more about the team and how we operate, over on the About Us page.