Chaffee County search and rescue teams and a helicopter rescued a hiker with severe injuries Thursday from above Browns Lake near Tabeguache Peak.
Summer weather and visitors are beginning to tax volunteer-staffed Chaffee County Search and Rescue-North, which has responded to three dozen missions this year.
On 06/27/17 at 2:27 pm the Chaffee County Communications Center was contacted in regards to a male who had fallen from a raft in Browns Canyon on the Arkansas River.
Chaffee County Search and Rescue North helped three people involved in medical emergencies Tuesday at the Zoom Flume rapid in Browns Canyon National Monument and Wednesday at Browns Lake.
Chaffee County Search and Rescue North successfully rescued a woman climber Sunday.
Matthew Wayne Lackey, 31, Boulder, died Monday after sustaining serious injuries from a fall at Chalk Cliffs on Mount Princeton.
Four out-of-state hikers were in for the adventure of their life Wednesday night.
Chaffee County Search and Rescue-North’s first mission of 2017 may have saved a man’s life. It was another case of a group splitting up.
Chaffee County Search and Rescue North assisted a woman and her dog who became lost on Mount Princeton Friday night.
Chaffee County Search and Rescue North assisted three distressed hikers on three separate missions over the weekend.