Providing search and rescue services to Chaffee County's backcountry.
Two hikers emerged exhausted but unscathed Sunday after surviving an unplanned overnight bivouac on La Plata Peak.
2014 was even busier than 2013 for CCSAR-N. The year started out with two very serious winter mountaineering incidents.
When someone’s saved your life, finding an adequate thank-you isn’t easy. Brandon Simmons found himself in just such a dilemma last January when he regained consciousness in the hospital after surviving a horrific fall on Mount Princeton. He owed his life to Chaffee County Search and Rescue-North, who launched a successful mission to save Simmons and his two hiking partners
Kishore Joshi, 46, Houston, Texas, the subject of weekend search efforts by Chaffee County Search and Rescue, returned to safety early Sunday evening, according to a Monday release from the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office.
A man hiking on Mount Yale with his sixteen-year-old daughter was assisted off the mountain by volunteers from the county’s search and rescue team during a nighttime mission Friday evening. Neither the man nor his young daughter was injured during the incident.