Mission Reports

Mission Reports: Peewink Mountain

January 26th Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery returned again to the Peewink Mountain area, a sudden hotspot for recoveries, to pull a wrangler back onto the trail that was resting against shrub brush on the side of the trail. The team rigged up a side pull from the front and...

Mission Reports: Peewink Mountain and Leadville

Snow Recovery Weekend! Over the last few days Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery has received numerous calls for vehicles stuck in the snow! From solo wheelers to groups of five, not all ended up needing our assistance and were able to self recover, but a couple did. First up is...

Mission Reports: Switzerland Jeep

Yesterday evening a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up a Switzerland Trail off-chute near Gold Hill to recover a Jeep Wrangler that got hung up in the snow. The total on-scene time was only 15-20 minutes, but prior to arrival the stuck party spent some time shoveling...

Mission Reports: Swamped Rigs!

A few operations to report on this week! The uptick in ice covered trails and snow recoveries continues. Strongly encourage you to NOT travel downhill on the snow covered trails unless you have the means to get yourself back up them. Numerous people have been trapped on the cold downhill...

Mission Reports: Empire and Kremmling

Happy Thanksgiving!!! Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery has seen an uptick in snow recoveries in the high country. These two missions were located near Empire and Kremmling with ice and snow on the trails. Both relatively simple operations to pull the vehicles back onto the road, or backwards where there...

Mission Reports: Rollover!

It's rollover weekend at Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery. Our awesome volunteers spent a couple days on the west slope recovering a couple trucks that went off the road when conditions were extremely wet and muddy earlier in the week. Both ended up being rollovers, all occupants were okay, but...

Mission Reports: Abandoned Vehicle Hackett Gulch

Saturday November 13th two teams from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery spent the day retrieving an abandoned Jeep ZJ from the bottom of Hackett Gulch. This was in cooperation with USFS as an official request to retrieve and recover the abandoned vehicle, and flat tow it to an area where...

Mission Reports: XJ and Tacoma

Couple of recoveries to post from over the weekend! First one is a Tacoma that slid off Geneva Creek Road in the snow. A pendulum style recovery to get it back on the road. Once recovered the team worked on getting everyone off the trail and back on pavement since...

Mission Reports: Craig Ram 2500

Sunday the 31st a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery spent the day in Routt County just south of Craig, CO pulling a Ram 2500 back onto the trail after they slid off earlier in the week. Even chained up, some times you can get into a situation where...

Mission Reports: Old Flowers Silverado

Monday afternoon, a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Old Flowers Road west of Fort Collins to recover a Silverado that was having some kind of electrical issue. The owner reported that the alternator stopped charging while on the trail, so they turned around and attempted to...