Mountain Safety Videos

This page provides links to Videos covering topics related to Mountain Safety.

This video was part of a cooperative endeavor between PMR & the Clackamas County Sheriffs Office. It covers the advantages and disadvantages of numerous Emergency Locating & Messaging Devices. Presented devices are Mountain Locator Units (MLU) Personal Locator Beacons (PLB) GPS locating devices (Spot) & Cell phones/Smart Phones.

Emergency Signaling Devices


The following three videos were by KOIN News 6 teaming up with Portland Mountain Rescue on the topic of wilderness safety.

Wilderness Safety – Part 1 of 2

Wilderness Safety – Part 2 of 2

What to pack when hiking – more safety tips


This informational video explains how to acquire a wilderness permit and complete the climbers registration forms prior to climbing Mt Hood in Oregon.

Climbers Registration Mt Hood (What You Should Know)


Comedic video about the errors climbers can make when planning a climb. This climb planning centers around Mt Hood, however many of the take home points apply to any location.

Mountain Rescue (it could happen to you)


More videos will be added as we they are developed – please check back.