Providing search and rescue services to Chaffee County's backcountry.
2013 was another busy year for CCSAR-N. The year started out with three winter incidents.
The body of missing hiker Gene George may have been found.
The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office reported that remains recovered on Mount Harvard on March 24 may be those of the 64-year-old man, who was last seen on a mid-September hike on the popular fourteener.
Press Release, Chaffee County Sheriff, March 24, 2014 R […]
A man snowshoeing on Mount Princeton Sunday fell approximately 800 feet and suffered serious injuries, requiring a Flight for Life helicopter to assist in the rescue. Hans Albriecht, Chaffee County Search and Rescue North incident commander, said the man, about 30 years old, was snowshoeing with another man and a woman, when he fell.
The sister of Gene George, the Ohio man who was the sub […]