Welcome to the local montain rescue team of Mürzzuschlag!
March 8th, 1896 was the key date of the Austrian Montain Rescue. Because of an serious accident on the Rax mountain all members of the mountain clubs decided to build an alpine rescue institution. So called "local sites" has been established, in the same year also the montain rescue team (MRT) of Mürzzuschlag, a member team of the Austrian Montain Rescue. 1906 there were already 173 rescue teams in the Eastern Alps active.
24.7.16: Search mission at Schneealpe
Joint search mission of local mountain rescue teams of Neuberg / M. and Mürzzuschlag - Sunday night a search for a missing person of a group of hikers on the Schneealm in Neuberg an der Mürz was successful. See report.
19.7.16: Day of emergency services
On 19.07.2016 the traditional day of the emergency services took place in the Mürzzuschlager city center.
Like every year the Mürzzuschlager mountain rescue was represented with a large team and demonstrated in perfect weather a so called "Kaperbergung" on the North wall of the Winter Sport Museum. After successful recovery of the "fallen climber" and performing first aid from the ground crew he has been handed over to the Red Cross. In doing so the importance of cooperation of rescue, fire department, (Alpine) police and mountain rescue was impressively demonstrated again. See Pictures.
24.6.16: In memoriam
Our Team mourn the death of Tangl Ferdinand I.
On 24.6.16 we had our 1er Ferdl`, how Tangl Ferdinand was lovingly called, accompany on his last journey. Over 60 years, more than half of the age of our local branch, Ferdl was' member of the same. Continue reading (in German).....
11.6.16: Search mission at Rax
During the descent from the Karl Ludwig hut on the Waxriegel trail in bad weather few people of a hiking group had lost orientation and made an emergency call by phone. During the preparatory work for the mission all persons of the group has arrived and the mission could be terminated. 1 alpine policeman and 12 comrades of the mountain rescue team Mürzzuschlag were involved.
17.4.16: Reisstaler trail closed
From now on the Reisstaler trail at the Rax is closed in the upper part because of a rockslide. See flyer (German).