Mountain Medical Response Team

Responsibilities

The Mountain Medical Response Team (MMRT) is the department’s speciality team. MMRT operates as the medical support for the professional all-volunteer Grand County Search and Rescue Team. The MMRT provides an array of special services in a rural mountain community including:

  • Bike Team
  • Special Event Coverage
  • Tactical Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Wildland Fire Medical Response Team


Mission Statement

The MMRT will provide trained personnel and equipment for emergency patient care and transport in a situation or location not accessible by ambulance and will perform other special operations as directed

The main goal of MMRT is to perform the medical component of a backcountry rescue. We have specialized gear, equipment, and training that will help us assist local search and rescue operations. Some of the areas of training include, but not limited to: 

  • Avalanche Awareness
  • HAZMAT Operations
  • Snowmobile / ATV Operations
  • Wildland Firefighting


Learn more about MMRT