Mission Reports

Mission Reports: Rolled K2500

Also occurring on Sunday the 18th, a Team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery headed towards the west slope to recover a rolled K2500 on South Derby Creek.  Some of the team decided to stay the night Saturday nearby to cut down on the early departure time for Sunday. Team...

Mission Reports: Blanca Peak Fatal

Sunday the 18th, a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went down to Southern Colorado to recover a vehicle off Blanca Peak. Sadly, this rollover was a fatal accident killing the driver. Some of the team began making their way towards the recovery Saturday evening, while the rest departed...

Mission Reports: Walden Destroyed FJ

Like the famous FDR speech once said: “A date which will live in infamy,” well this is one of these missions that will go down in infamy and be talked about for years to come.  In the past we’ve had the Radical Hill rollover, the Iron Chest fatal, the Santa...

Mission Reports: Gold Camp Toyota

Thursday September 1st a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery was SW of Colorado Springs in the Gold Camp Road area to help recover a Tacoma that was beached on rocks in the road. The team started heading that way around 4 pm and was on scene just before...

Mission Reports: Cowdry Sand Dunes Toyota

August 15th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up to the North Sand Dunes outside of Cowdry, Colorado to recover a pickup that was about 150 feet down a steep ravine unable to move under its own power. The team used 4 vehicles in total to pull...

Mission Reports: Miller Rock Hummer

Thursday August 11th, a Team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Miller Rock to recover a Hummer that got too close to the edge of the trail near the main rock obstacle. The vehicle was secured by the owner earlier in the week to prevent rollover down the...

Mission Reports: Miner’s Gulch Bronco

Tuesday the 9th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Miner's Gulch to assist a Bronco that was hung up on the large rocks coming down the trail. The vehicle had beached itself in a manner that the tires could not push or pull off the rocks....

Mission Reports: Mount Antero Grand Cherokee

Saturday July 23rd Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Mount Antero to retrieve a Jeep Grand Cherokee that was having some kind of mechanical problem preventing it from starting. The owner drove the vehicle up there without incident, parked for a bit, and upon trying to leave found that...

Mission Reports: Miners Gulch 4Runner

On July 21st a Team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Miner's Gulch to assist a 4Runner that was hung up on the rocks. Once on scene shortly after 11 PM they used a hi-lift jack to clear the rocks, stack wood, more rocks, and use traction boards...

Mission Reports: Disabled Humvee

Saturday the 16th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went down to Slaughterhouse Gulch to pull a H1 Humvee out of the forest that suffered a catastrophic drive trail failure climbing the south loop of the trail. Reports indicated that the rear differential failed while climbing the hill,...