Mission Reports

Mission Report: Slaughterhouse Gulch

Yesterday we had another recovery. This one was on Slaughterhouse Gulch and a good example of how mechanical issues can bring about a recovery. Our client did nothing wrong, made no mistake and yet needed assistance. This is where the real story begins. We posted a request as we always...

Mission Report: Transfer Trail

Our team rocked it up by Glenwood Springs today! AWESOME work by a great group of volunteers to get this pickup out before weather locked it in for the winter. Thanks to all involved, to the companies that make the spectacular recovery gear we've learned to rely on, and to...

Mission Report: Argentine Pass

Today we were on another recovery on Argentine pass. Our client had to abandon his vehicle and walk out 7 miles to meet his ride home. Luckily he was healthy and young and made the hike without even realizing how far it was. But he was lucky. Argentine pass is...

Mission Report: Longwater Gulch

Through rivers, up near 35° inclines and large rock slabs; our volunteers pulled and winched a non running rig all the way out of Longwater Gulch today. While a time consuming recovery, our client couldn't be happier to have this daunting task over with. Now repairs can begin! We left...

Mission Report: Middle Saint Vrain

This past Saturday we were asked to recover a rolled over Jeep Grand Cherokee. The recovery went well, run by our Northern Colorado contingent. We had first time winch operators and seasoned veterans. It took three winch rigs and two tie off vehicles. Also took 4-5 snatch blocks, about 12...

Mission Report: Red Cone Pass

Our members pulled off an impressive recovery from the top of Red Cone Pass today. Our client rolled his Land Cruiser 5 times this weekend, luckily only suffering from minor bumps and bruises. Our team assembled and made repairs to the vehicle including reseating/filling tires, lifting the roof, getting the...

Mission Report: Yankee Hill

Today marks the beginning of a working partnership with the Clear Creek Ranger District. We performed an off trail recovery up in the Yankee Hill area, and will be working with the Rangers Office to improve signage and prevent this from happening again! Thank you to Matt B and Ben...

Mission Report: Hamlin Gulch

While up on the trail clean up we were flagged down by a gentleman with a Jetta in a precarious situation on Hamlin Gulch. Our lead members were able to formulate a plan and safely extracted his vehicle without damage in just about 2 hours on scene. We cannot stress...