Mission Reports

Mission Reports: Another busy weekend

A few recoveries over the weekend, and even more pending in the queue! We'll start off with a FJ Cruiser that was driving up an access road and went off the side. The vehicle was very close to a building and couldn't get traction to get back up the bank....

Mission Reports: Slaughterhouse Gulch and Pearl Pass

Saturday the 17th, a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Pearl Pass outside of Aspen to assist a Tacoma with a mechanical issue. The owner reported excessive smoke coming from the exhaust and suspected a head gasket may have went. Vehicle fluids were topped off and ultimately...

Mission Reports: Mount Antero Broken Axle

A team spent the night outside of Buena Vista above tree line helping a jeep with a broken C-clip on Mount Antero! This call came in late afternoon on the 26th, and given the conditions on the mountain, needed to be recovered quickly with temps near freezing overnight. The team...

Mission Reports: Another big week!

Got a few missions to post this morning! A team assisted towing out a hydro-locked Jeep down on Medano Pass June 20th. They took the intake manifold off and plugs out in the field to push the water out of the engine, but ultimately ended up having to tow it...

Mission Reports: Busy week to report!

Another busy week for Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery! June 13th a team went up switzerland trail to assist with a trail repair on a YJ that snapped some spring bolts. The vehicle owner brought a mechanic friend along and had it mobile a short while later. June 14th a...

Mission Reports: Pickle Gulch Ram

Overnight Friday the 4th, a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery worked to pull a Ram 1500 back onto the trail near the top of Pickle Gulch. Team members were on the road about 10 PM Friday night and reached the stuck truck at midnight Saturday morning. The complexity...

Mission Reports: Weston Pass Toyota

On May 29th a Team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Weston Pass to recover a Toyota that fell through the top crust of the snow, a trend we have been seeing a lot lately! There is another mission pending right now for the same thing in a...

Mission Reports: Missouri Gulch Ram

Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery dispatched a team to Missouri Gulch to extract multiple people stuck on the mountain just after midnight this morning. Once they got on-scene, the recovery efforts were fast enough to warrant converting the call to a full recovery vs extraction (and coming back for the...

Mission Reports: Bard Creek, Webster Pass

A couple more recoveries in the last 48 hours! First was a Toyota Tundra that slid off a narrow trail up by Bard Creek. The team made quick work out of pulling this back onto the trail and getting them back down to their campsite nearby. The second operation was...

Mission Reports: Snow and Mud!

Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery has had a busy last few days dispatching our numerous recoveries in the mud and snow. Snow conditions in the high country are deceiving right now. It's getting warmer at elevation and the once hard packed snow is becoming very soft, make it extremely easy...