Safety Education

Thank you for giving Portland Mountain Rescue the opportunity to help you learn more about mountain and backcountry safety!
This section provides resources designed to help you understand the risks and enjoy backcountry activities, such as mountaineering, hiking, climbing, skiing and snowboarding, while being as safe as possible.

PMR rescuers prepare to recover the bodies of three deceased mountaineers at 10,700 feet in Mount Hood's Bergschrund crevasse.

PMR rescuers prepare to recover the bodies of three deceased mountaineers at 10,700 feet in Mount Hood’s Bergschrund crevasse.
Photo © Portland Mountain Rescue

Brochure Series
PMR’s popular line of Safety Essentials educational brochures in downloadable electronic versions

Stay Safe on Mt. Hood
PMR’s 4 Elements of Safety, Locator Beacons, Weather and Avalanche, Maps – everything you need before starting the climb!

Mountain Safety Videos
Videos created in collaboration with the Clackamas County Sheriffs Office to educate on mountain safety topics.

Request an Educational Presentation from Portland Mountain Rescue