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Team training on the Kilt rock

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Skye Mountain Rescue Team
c/o Portree Police Station
Somerled Square
Portree
Isle Of Skye
IV51 9EH

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Training

The team hold regular training sessions both in the huts as well as excercises on the hill. These training exercises include rope work, care of the casualty, first aid, helicopter safety, navigation and the use of radios. Members also attend specialist training courses in other parts of Scotland.

The slideshow below shows a typical winter excercise in December 2008. The day included practising winter skills such as ice axe arrests in Fionn Choire, a search for a casualty and night time lower of the stretcher down the north face of Bruach na Frithe.

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Photos by Andy Law, Morten Hansen, Paul Rosher, Ian Stewart, Ali McSween, Paddy McGuire, Tony Handley, Lesley Kirkwood and Colin Henderson.

To see a slideshow of training in 2013 ...   Please click here.

To see a slideshow of training in 2011/12 ...   Please click here.

To see a slideshow of training in 2010/11 ...   Please click here.