Mission Reports

Mission Report: Barbour Fork Trail

Sunday the 16th, two teams from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery made trips to Barbour Fork Trail to recover an XJ that had a control arm mount fail, which in turn began destroying multiple suspension components before the vehicle could be stopped. Team 1 went into the field first to...

Mission Reports: Kingston Peak, Hamlin Gulch, Gordon Gulch

Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery dispatched 3 teams Friday July 31st for various missions! One assist on Kingston Peak to get a truck with 43s mobile after slicing a sidewall and dealing with stripped lug nuts. Another on Hamlin Gulch to get a Toyota 4 runner back on the trail....

Mission Reports: Woodland Park, Nederland, Radical Hill

Radical Hill: Overturned TJ A busy weekend for Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery! It started off Saturday with an assist for the USFS to retrieve an abandoned F150 from about 300 feet down the side of a hill outside of Woodland Park, followed up by a relay for help near...

Mission Report: Sevenmile Road

Documenting the rigging before any loads are put on lines. Monday the 13th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up 7 mile trail just outside of Rustic to get a Chevy S10 that slid off the road in the dark trying to make room for a SXS...

Mission Report: Rainbow Lakes

Rainbow Hills: Subaru Saturday, July 11th, 2020, Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery assisted the Sheriff's Depart and US Forest Service in removing an abandoned and vandalized Subaru from the Rainbow Lakes area north of Nederland. This vehicle sat all winter, and upon opening the roads in the area people took...

Mission Report: Frosty/Elk Parks

Frosty/Elk Parks: Off-Trail Jeep On Friday, July 10th, 2020, Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery recovered the vehicle that was well off trail along route 379 in the Frosty Park/Elk Park area West of Colorado Springs. Like our good friends over at CORE said, we'd like to stress that it is...

Mission Report: Chinns Lake

Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery spent the day winching a F150 back onto the road leading to Chinns Lake after it slid off due to the snow bank that was covering the trail.  Note: the snow was receding fast now with recent temps from the time the incident occurred to...

Mission Report: Santa Fe Peak

prepped for winch operations Over the weekend Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Santa Fe Peak to get a Jeep Wrangler that had slid off the trail while attempting to back down due to the snow. It was a relatively simple operation utilizing the nearby trees and a pendulum...

Mission Report: Pisgah Road

Pisgah Road: Chevy Avalanche At 8:30 on Sunday, April 19th, 2020, Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery received a call from the Gilpin County Sheriff's Office requesting our assistance in recovering a Chevy Avalanche with 2 occupants and a dog that were stuck overnight on Pisgah Road. Some of the back...

Mission Reports: March Recoveries

Sunday the 15th Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery dispatched out 8 different recoveries in the back country, and over the prior 13 days, an additional 21 incidents paged out. It is imperative that while traveling in the back country you have the means to recover yourself, have proper clothing for...