Providing search and rescue services to Chaffee County's backcountry.
Chaffee County Search and Rescue-North is a non-profit, all volunteer organization operating under the direction of the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office. Our mission is to provide search and rescue services, as well as outdoor safety education, at no cost to the public.
Backcountry Hiking TipsWe want you to have a safe and enjoyable trip into Colorado’s backcountry.
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Mt Yale Mission 11/18/22
On Friday, November 18th, Chaffee County Search and Rescue – North conducted an operation to rescue a severely injured hiker off of Mt. Yale.
CO Gives Fundraiser to Purchase an E-Mountain Bike
While experience is the best way to learn, CCSAR-N would rather you NOT get your experience during a backcountry rescue. But if you get in trouble we will be there for you, at no cost to you. While we are always ready to help but sometimes we need a little help ourselves.
Hikers rescued by helicopter ahead of storm
Chaffee County Search and Rescue–North saved two climbers trapped above treeline as storms rolled through Sunday afternoon, Aug. 14.
S&R responds to altitude sickness callout
Chaffee County Search and Rescue–North responded to the aid of a hiker at 13,340 feet on the side of Mount Yale Thursday evening.
S&R gets two callouts Saturday
Chaffee County Search and Rescue-North responded to two calls for aid Memorial Day weekend.