Mission Reports

Mission Report – Mt. Antero – Jeep Renegade

Fresh off a TJ rollover Sunday, Colorado 4x4 Rescue & Recovery received a call Tuesday requesting assistance on Mt Antero. Word of the rolled Jeep Renegade was spreading fast and getting the vehicle off the trail quickly was a top priority for all parties involved. We assembled a strong team...

Mission Report: Keystone Jeep TJ Rollover

With all the snow melting in the high country, Colorado 4x4 Rescue & Recovery has seen an increase in call volume- this past weekend was no exception. Dispatch handled calls ranging from RPs lost/stuck on Colorado's highest mountain passes, to several shelf road recoveries, including a TJ rollover outside of...

Mission Report: Barbour Fork

This is what we are about. A father went out with his two teenage boys, and unfortunately slid off the trail. The father explained to me that his winch controller and survival bag had been stolen out out his rig recently. He admitted that he made a mistake, but he...

Mission Report: South Table Mountain

Two organizations, Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery (CO4x4RnR) and Stay the Trail Colorado, came together to recover a vehicle abandoned on South Table Mountain Park hiking trails earlier this week. On April 13, it was discovered that a driver of a vehicle had trespassed on private property at South Table...

Mission Report: Walden

Friend's call for help Snow and sub-zero temperatures are a deadly combination in the best of times, much less when things go wrong. Two hunters found themselves stranded in these conditions when their truck got stuck, a week ago today, within the 408 square mile game management area north of...

Mission Report: Mount Herman Search

Our hearts are heavy this morning that nothing new has developed with the missing hiker in the Mount Herman area. We deployed three vehicle based teams yesterday from 0800 to 2200 to assist El Paso County Search and Rescue with both foot and K9 search team insertion, as well as...

Mission Report: Iron Chest

In a small town, tragedy is rare and strikes close to home. On August 7th, during a family outing in the Rocky Mountains, a member of our off-road community lost her life and a family pet was lost in the mountains. High above the small town of St. Elmo, members...

Mission Report: Mt. Antero – Chaffee County

For the last three weeks, Colorado 4x4 rescue and Recovery has been on a roll. Or more specifically, we have been responding to rollovers. This weekend brought our third rollover and our second trip to Chaffee County; this one being at 13,450 feet on Mt Antero. Twenty of our members...

Mission Report: Georgia Pass

Great recovery effort yesterday! Team 1 was sent in for a Jeep stuck in the snow on Georgia Pass. Upon arrival, they determined additional resources would be needed. The Jeep had gone significantly farther down from the summit than expected and was framed-out in a drift. Trail conditions were miserable...

Mission Report: Four Mile

Memorial Day is usually seen as the kick off of summer. This time, the day was a reminder of the value of service to others. Usually the summer is a slower season for those of us in the 4x4 recovery group but this holiday started the summer off with one...