Mission Reports

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...

Mission Reports: Gordon Gulch Sinkholes

With the recent abundance of moisture falling in the high country, Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery has ran numerous calls in the Gordon Gulch area of Boulder County pulling vehicles out of some very soft and deep mud. Photo'd are just a couple of them. None of these vehicles were...

Mission Reports: Multiple recovery operations underway!

This last week Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery has responded to numerous offroad recovery calls, with a few more in the queue for Mother's day and beyond. 1st up is a JT Gladiator that needed to be pulled away from the tree it was pinned against down by Mt. Rosa...

Mission Reports: Crown Point Grand Cherokee

Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up inside the Cameron Peak Fire burn scar to recover a Grand Cherokee that got stuck in the snow after sliding off a road. This mission took some coordination with the USFS as this entire burn scar is still off limits to the general...

Mission Reports: Hamlin Gulch Rollover

Sunday the 25th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery dispatched out to a Jeep JK rollover on Hamlin Gulch just outside of Idaho Springs. The vehicle owner managed to get it back on its wheels, but was unable to finish the recovery up the hill onto the road....

Mission Reports: Land Rover & Tacoma

Couple of incidents to post here, 1st one was April 12th outside of Ward, Colorado. A Land Rover had slid backwards into some trees and was unable to climb out on on the ice near Sugarloaf Road. The team parked at the top of the hill on dirt and utilized...