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3720 Walnut St
Boulder, CO, 80301
United States

303-449-4141

Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, Inc. (RMRG) is an all-volunteer organization trained and equipped for search and rescue on mountainous terrain in all weather conditions. Founded in 1947, we are Boulder County's primary mountain rescue agency, but upon request also assist other mountain rescue teams outside the county. We also provide outdoor recreation safety education and disaster response services. RMRG is a non-profit IRS 501(c)3 organization and we do not charge for our services.

Publications & Newsletters

Newsletters

Annual Reports

ACCIDENT REPORTS & ANALYSIS & OTHER

Wilderness & Environmental Medicine (2012):  Rock Climbing Rescues: Causes, Injuries, and Trends in Boulder County, Colorado

Wilderness & Environmental Medicine (2012):  Rock Climbing Rescues: Causes, Injuries, and Trends in Boulder County, Colorado

(2011) Yellow Spur Rope Failure Investigation

(2011) Yellow Spur Rope Failure Investigation

(2012) Rock Climbing Rescues in Boulder County, Colorado and Eldorado Canyon State Park, Colorado, 1998 – 2011.

(2012) Rock Climbing Rescues in Boulder County, Colorado and Eldorado Canyon State Park, Colorado, 1998 – 2011.

(2008) Report of Injured Climber at Redgarden Wall Accident Analysis

(2008) Report of Injured Climber at Redgarden Wall Accident Analysis

(2012) Learning from the Mistakes of Others: Causes of Climbing Accidents in Boulder, Colorado

(2012) Learning from the Mistakes of Others: Causes of Climbing Accidents in Boulder, Colorado

(2000) Report of Fatal Climbing Accident Analysis

(2000) Report of Fatal Climbing Accident Analysis

 

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Books

Playing for Real is our new book covering years of dramatic rescue stories in the mountains and canyons of Colorado and beyond.

  • Gripping tales of tragedy and triumph in the mountains
  • Rescue stories through the eyes of a team member
  • Historical vignettes of the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group on its 60th anniversary
  • Author proceeds go to RMRG

The book is available by mail order from RMRG at our contact address. Payment by check in advance: $12.00 per book, includes tax. $1.50 per book for shipping.

Mountain Search & Rescue Techniques answers the question: "What does the individual need to know to be competent in mountain search and rescue operations?" 

W.G. May, Published by RMRG, 1973
The book is available by mail order from RMRG at our contact address. Payment by check in advance: $10.00 per book, includes taxes and shipping. $7.00 per book for orders of 5 or more, plus shipping.