At 17:10 on Monday 15th May Moffat Mountain Rescue Team were asked by Police Scotland toassist in the recovery of an injured walker along the Annandale Way.
The walker was located by Police Scotland using ‘Phone Find’ technology,
with this location being passed on to the 17 team members who attended the
Moffat MRT proceeded to the casualty’s location with equipment to aid the
team. On arrival the walker was assessed, pain relief administered and safely
packaged into a stretcher before being carried from the hillside.
The team was met by the Scottish Ambulance Service who took the casualty
on to hospital.
We wish the walker all the best in their recovery.
Rescues like these wouldn’t happen without donations from the public to aid in
funding our teams costs. Why not take part in our Charity Challenge and raise
money for this vital service! All the details you need can be found on our
Our Charity Challenge is on the 11th June and is a key fundraiser for the
team, we would be grateful if you could mention it in a news coverage.
The quickest way to get help on the hills or in a rural environment if you need
it is to dial 999, ask first for POLICE, then MOUNTAIN RESCUE.
The team is run entirely by volunteers and is funded mostly by public donations if you think
you may be able to help the work of the team please visit our just giving page