Mission Reports

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...

Mission Reports: Mount Bross Snow!

Snow Recovery Season has begun!! Sunday the 10th, a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Mount Bross to recover some vehicles that got hung up between snow drifts. They were unable to go forward or backwards without severe risk of sliding off the shelf roads and potentially...

Mission Reports: Abandoned 4Runner

Saturday October 9th, a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery spent the day outside of Bailey recovering an abandoned Toyota 4Runner. If this vehicle looks familiar to you, you would be correct. This is the vehicle that a missing teenager was driving earlier this summer. This story ended up...

Mission Reports: Rolled Jeep above treeline

Saturday the 25th, two teams from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Leavenworth Creek outside of Georgetown, and connected over to Denarious Mine Rd 248.2I to recover a jeep that rolled a substantial distance off a shelf road. The vehicle made it about half way to the same road...

Mission Reports: Texas Creek Jeep

Wednesday the 22nd a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Texas Creek west of Pueblo to recover a Jeep that slid off the trail and was sitting at a 30 degree angle. That is an uncomfortable amount of side tilt for most, and extremely close to the...

Mission Reports: Broken C-Clip

Thursday evening a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went in on Slaughterhouse Gulch to assist a Jeep with a broken C-Clip. The rear axle had begun walking itself out of the axle. It took a bit of coercion to get back into the axle tube as the brakes...

Mission Reports: Miller Rock Hasty Team

Saturday the 5th a distress call came in via ham radio relay through the Colorado Connection. A 3rd party contacted dispatch to report a team member was on-scene with a vehicle that almost rolled over climbing the main obstacle by the river on Miller Rock Trail. The two were tethered...

Mission Reports: Longwater and Hackett

Thursday August 12th a Team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery spent an extremely long day down on Longwater Gulch and Hackett Gulch recovering two vehicles. The first on Longwater was a Jeep Gladiator that flooded out and was inoperable. The team made the long steep climb up the mountain...

Mission Reports: Rolled TJ

Sunday the 8th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Garibaldi Road 356.1 (a spur off North Swan) to recover a TJ that rolled over coming down a very steep part of the trail. This was another very long operation above tree line. The team worked to...