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Scottish Cave Rescue Organisation


The SCRO committee has developed a regular training programme composed of casualty care courses and biannual rescue practices. Members attend the annual training seminars run by Mountain Rescue Scotland and first aid courses at basic and advanced levels run by BASP.

Training sessions include the use of the following specialised rescue equipment

  • Sked and Gemini stretchers with spinal splints
  • Little Dragon (airway warmer and humidifier)
  • Horizontal and vertical rope haulage equipment
  • Heyphone (underground communications)
  • Expanding stemple

Team members also train with some of the equipment used by the Scottish Mountain Resuce teams

  • GPS Mapping & Positioning Systems
  • Two way VHF radios
Scottish Cave Rescue Organisation is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation register number SC002433