Mission Statement

The Mountain Rescue Association 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 through: 

– Creating a framework for and accrediting member teams 

– Promoting mountain safety education

– Providing a forum for development and exchange of information on mountain search and rescue techniques, equipment, and safety

– Representing member teams providing mountain search and rescue services to requesting governmental agencies