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Mountain Service of the Guardia Civil

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The specific mission of the Mountain Rescue Service consists in carrying out those tasks assigned to GC in mountain areas or in other locations that, due to their difficult orographic or climatological characteristics, require special physical and technical skills, and the use of appropriate technical equipments. This specific mission comprises the following basic tasks: to provide assistance to injured, lost or isolated people in mountain areas or in places difficult to access; to look after the enforcement of the environmental protection laws in high mountain areas; to carry out surveillance and prevention tasks; and to maintain law and order on ski runs and at mountain sports competitions.

 

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