Tacoma Mountain Rescue
Tacoma Mountain Rescue is a high angle and technical terrain Search & Rescue (SAR) Unit.
TMR are expert volunteer SAR mountaineers, on call 24/7/365 for Police, Sheriff’s Departments and National Parks throughout Washington State.
As a charity we are funded by your donations for gear, gas and training. We can’t do this work without your help.
TMR is also a founding member of the North American Mountain Rescue Association (MRA) and a pioneer in advanced life support (ALS) in the wilderness.
Mountain Rescue are the first call & last resort for help in the highest, most remote and most dangerous wilderness terrain. Our skilled team of volunteer mountaineers are regularly called on by the State Emergency Management Department to leave work & family to save lives 24/7/365.
TMR was founded in 1958 and is a founding member of the national Mountain Rescue Association which now represents over 95 teams across the United States and Canada.
TMR is an Advanced Life Support (ALS) provider that can give full scope medical care to patients in the backcountry. We have several emergency physicians and paramedics on the team. One of our ongoing projects is to build a network of wilderness trained physicians along the west coast of WA that can also provide mutual aid and improve our advanced medical coverage for all our missions. For more information and to sponsor this groundbreaking ALS program visit www.mountainmedicine.us.
TMR is a a 501(c)(3) registered charity and volunteer organization. We can only continue to do this work and save lives through your support for equipment, training & supplies.