Drilling Program Underway at Red Metal Resources' Farellon Copper-Gold Project, III Region Chile

THUNDER BAY, ON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Red Metal Resources Ltd. (OTCBB:RMES), a mineral exploration company with copper-gold assets in Chile, announces that it has commenced an approximately 2000 meter combined reverse circulation (RC) and diamond drilling program on its 100% owned Farellon copper-gold project.

The drilling program is designed to continue expanding down dip on known mineralized zones as well as testing areas with large gaps of information.

"This is the first drilling program at Farellon in almost two years and we look forward to aggressively advancing the project," saidCaitlin Jeffs, P.Geo.,CEO.

Red Metal last explored Farellon in the fall of 2009 with a five-hole, 725 meter, RC drill program. Significant results from previous drilling are:

Hole ID From
(m)
To
(m)
Length
(m)
Au
(g/t)
Cu
(%)
From
(m)
To
(m)
Length
(m)
Au
(g/t)
Cu
(%)
FAR-09-A 79.0 109.0 30.0 0.18 0.62 incl 97.0 106.0 9.0 0.44 1.63
FAR-09-B 56.0 95.0 39.0 0.25 0.55 incl 75.0 86.0 11.0 0.67 1.35
FAR-09-C 73.0 103.0 30.0 0.79 0.55 incl 77.0 82.0 5.0 4.16 2.57
FAR-09-D 95.0 134.0 39.0 0.11 0.58 incl 95.0 103.0 8.0 0.33 2.02
FAR-09-E(i) 24.0 68.0 44.0 0.12 0.30 incl 65.0 68.0 3.0 0.58 1.46

(i) Hole ended in mineralization

Farellon is a copper-gold project in the prolific Candelaria iron oxide copper-gold belt. Previous work completed in 1997 by an Australian-based company included 22 RC drill holes totaling 3900 meters along a 1.7 km strike length of known mineralization hosted in a mineralized fault zone along strike from the historic Carrizal Alto mine.

Michael Thompson, P. Geo., vice president of exploration for Red Metal, the project's Qualified Person under the definition of NI 43-101, has reviewed and approved the contents of this news release.

About Red Metal Resources Ltd.

Red Metal Resources is a mineral exploration company focused on aggressive growth through acquiring, exploring and developing copper-gold assets in Chile. Our projects are located in the prolific Candelaria iron oxide copper-gold (IOCG) belt ofChile's coastal Cordillera, host to Freeport-McMoRan's Candelaria Mine and Anglo American's Mantoverde Mine. Red Metal is a fully reporting US public company quoted on the OTCBB under the symbol RMES. For more information, visit www.redmetalresources.com.

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