Galway Mountain Rescue Team Application Form 2021
Please answer all questions.

This information is gathered in order to allow the Officers of Galway Mountain Rescue Team to assess the suitability of applicants. It will only be used for the purpose of assessing candidate suitability and will only be retained for the duration of the assessment process.

Please only submit this form if you consent to Galway Mountain Rescue Team storing your data.
Email address *
Personal Information
Name *
Address *
Date of Birth *
Mobile Number *
Number only including country code with no spaces i.e. 353861234567
Mountaineering Experience
What type of hillwalker are you? *
How many years have you been hillwalking?
Enter number of years
On average over the past two years how often do you hill walk each month?
What is the average duration of your walks to the nearest hour?
What is the average distance walked in kilometers?
Which mountain ranges/counties have you walked in on more than two occasions? *
Select all that apply
Which other countries/ranges have you walked or climbed in?
Have you undertaken any night walks?
If yes please briefly describe your night time experience
Do you have rock-climbing experience? If yes, please describe below
Include years climbing, grades climbed and experience of lead climbing
Club Membership
Are you a member of a hillwalking club?
What is the club's name?
How many years have you been a member?
Please provide number of years
Skills and Qualifications
Describe your fitness level
Do you hold any Mountaineering Qualifications?
Please check all that apply
Indicate your level of navigational experience *
Map & Compass
Night Navigation
Winter Conditions
Foul Weather/Low Visibility
Do you hold a valid first aid or medical qualification?
Availability for Callouts
Indicate times when you would NOT be available for callouts
All day
Clear selection
Any other relevant information on your availability?
(Work commitments/personal commitments/Frequent business travel)
I've completed this application accurately and completely to the best of my knowledge. I don't have any medical or other condition that might compromise a Mountain Rescue operation. *
I commit to completing the Mountain Skills Assessment within the initial training year *
Completion of the Mountain Skills Assessment (MSA) is one of the conditions of Full Membership of the team. Applicants should be aware that this requires self-motivation and commitment, and that failure to display adequate progress on this at any stage throughout the training period (approx. 12 months) may result in removal from the training programme. Information on the MSA can be found here:
Any Other Relevant information
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