The Mountain Rescue Association (MRA) was established in 1959 at Timberline Lodge at Mount Hood, Oregon making us the oldest Search and Rescue association in the United States.
The MRA is an organization of teams dedicated to saving lives through rescue and mountain safety education. We do so by improving the quality, availability, and safety of mountain search and rescue. With over 90 government authorized units, the MRA has grown to become the critical mountain search and rescue resource in the United States.
The most recent issue of the MRA Meridian newsletter is now available! Come understand NIMS-typing, find out about the new ICAR voting and delegate information pieces, check out some lessons learned, and see the rescuer spotlight on Dave and Laurie Clarke!
A new SILVER sponsor has stepped up to support the cause! Please welcome Team Wendy and go check out the cool headgear!
This years’ International Technical Rescue Symposium or ITRS is being held on November 3-6 in Albuquerque NM. Since the MRA is a proud co- sponsor our membership will receive a discount on registration. There is a further early bird discount for registering before May 1 for a total savings of $140.
The brochure is here and if you would like to present at the symposium, please review the call-for-papers announcement.
There are also grants available, visit ITRSonline.org to learn more.
The Olympic Mountain Rescue team has been hard at work on the 2016 Spring Business Meeting! Check out the new flyer for an overview of the events in Port Angeles, Washington, or quick jump to the full site right here!If you are interested in presenting they would love to have you! Information
Backcountry Access has stepped up to the plate and joined the MRA family as a SILVER sponsor!
Thank you to Benchmade for their PLATINUM level support! Whether it's a rescue hook or the versatile Triage knife, Benchmade products are built from the finest materials and held to the highest standards. The result is unparalleled performance and reliability; all backed by the LifeSharp lifetime service and warranty program.