Mission Reports

Mission Reports: Steven’s Gulch Ice Fest

Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery has responded to Steven's Gulch a couple times in the last few days to pull vehicles out of the snow, or back onto the road after sliding off on the ice. This particular operation took a couple of winches off redirects to trees in order...

Mission Reports: Santa Fe Mountain Durango

On April 2nd a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Santa Fe Mountain trail outside of Idaho Springs to pull a Durango back onto the trail after slipping off trying to turn around. A simple redirect was initially tried but the pulling force required to free the...

Mission Reports: Muddy Creek Range Rover

Also occurring on March 21st, another team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Muddy Creek Road 700, just north of Wolcott, CO, to help recover a Range Rover that slid off the side of the trail and ended up partially in a small pond along the road. The...

Mission Reports: Mount Herman Toyota

On Sunday the 21st a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went down FS 318 in the Mount Herman area to recover a Tundra that slid down a very icy hill and was unable to drive out under its own power. After a quick winch pull and putting some...

Mission Reports: Mount Herman F150

Tuesday the 16th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went down Mt. Herman road to get a F150 that slid off the road. Owner reported after getting too close to the soft edge, truck just got pulled off the road. Very common with hard snowpack and soft deep...

Mission Reports: Blizzard Operations

On Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 12:00p Colorado 4x4 Rescue & Recovery deployed 80+ volunteers to cover multiple operational periods over the next 48 hours. This is in response to calls for assistance from hospitals to transport critical health care personnel to work, assist stranded motorists, and our mission to...

Mission Reports: Deeeeeep Snow

There's a certain type of offroader that loves 4 tire chained up deep snow wheeling...sometimes more so than summer dirt wheeling. The thrill of pushing it with the bumper, grill, and maybe even having some of it spill over the hood! It's a rush! However, part of our responsibility as...

Mission Reports: Yankee Hill

A few recoveries have occurred this week prior to the inbound snow storm. This pair of vehicles was up on Yankee hill and the owners were grateful to get them back before the weekend storm buried them possibly until spring. They were on just enough of an angle that they...

Mission Reports: Extremely busy week!

Since February 27th Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery has paged out 9 separate recovery missions, some of which involved multiple vehicles (upwards of 5 of them). These stretched all the way from near the Wyoming border to all the way down to SW of Colorado Springs. Some of the callers...

Mission Reports: Triple Header!

Multiple recovery operations took place on Saturday the 20th! 1st call: A JK was recovered from the side of the road on Hefferman Gulch. The vehicle had slid off and was unable to pull itself unaided back onto the road. The team made quick work of this and was diverted...