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OURAY MOUNTAIN
RESCUE TEAM

Colorado Gives Day is Tuesday, December 6
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Colorado Gives Day, Tuesday, December 6, is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Donations are accepted through ColoradoGives.org

Community First Foundation helped non-profits receive $419 million between 2007-2020. OMRT is participating for a second year.

Anyone,

Anytime,

Anywhere.

An all-volunteer organization dedicated to saving lives by performing back-country searches and rescues, and fostering safe outdoor practices through education.

~ Est. 1974 ~

 

38°00'58.9"N

107°40’25.1"W

Team hauls injured hiker down Sneffels trail

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R-12 truck serves as anchor for rope system to access canyon bottom on Engineer Pass

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Rescuers greet helicopter while aiding a teen hiker on Mt. Sneffels

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Team hauls injured hiker down Sneffels trail

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Book chronicles
team's history

With the 2018 publication of "No Individual Heroes: Ouray Mountain Rescue Team," team alum Karen Mollica Risch culminated years of research and interviews to tell the plethora of incidents in the team's  47-year history. Proceeds from book sales will go to support the ongoing operations of OMRT

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2022 comprehensive
rescue reports  
HERE
2022 Annual report  HERE
OMRT application  HERE

HOW TO SUPPORT THE OURAY TEAM

  • Consider setting up monthly, quarterly or annual donations, online.

  • Buy an OMRT t-shirt or baseball cap at summer events, or at local retail locations.

  • Make the rescue team’s endowment a beneficiary in your will.

  • Purchase a Rescue Barn Brick.

  • Buy a Colorado search & rescue card at Ouray Mountain Sports or OMRT and CORSAR websites.

  • Be prepared and safe when you venture in the alpine backcountry.

Shop and support!

Supporters can benefit the Rescue Team as they shop, both at the big box grocer and online! OMRT has long been a non-profit eligible to earn micro donations through the AmazonSmile program. And the team now gains addition funding through City Market's community support program.

 

Here are links to sign up.

https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/community/how-to-sign-up-for-amazonsmile

 

https://www.citymarket.com/i/community/community-rewards

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