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Mission Reports: Disabled Humvee

Saturday the 16th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went down to Slaughterhouse Gulch to pull a H1 Humvee out of the forest that suffered a catastrophic drive trail failure climbing the south loop of the trail. Reports indicated that the rear differential failed while climbing the hill,...

Mission Reports: Red Cone Wrong Way XJ

July 11th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery headed up to Red Cone to recover a Jeep XJ that attempted to go uphill (the wrong way) on Red Cone from the saddle of Webster pass. While climbing that hill the rear drive shaft failed putting the vehicle in...

Mission Reports: Nederland Vehicle Belaying down a mountain

Saturday July 2nd a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery spent the day outside of Nederland to recover a vehicle that ended up way too far up in the trees, de-beaded all 4 tires, and some how lost brakes in the process. A couple weeks earlier another team attempted...

Mission Reports: 4Runner Trail Repair

June 29th a Team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up the T-33 trail to help a 4Runner owner complete a trail repair after the passenger front corner suspension suffered a major failure. The lower ball joint gave out and folded the tire up into the body, rendering the...

Mission Reports: Flopped XJ on 505 Caribou

June 26th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went up Caribou Road 505 to recover a XJ that was flopped on its side in a mud puddle. The initial report was that the jeep was stuck in the mud, NOT on its side, so that added a bit...

Mission Reports: Rampart Range F250

Saturday the 18th a team from Colorado 4x4 Rescue and Recovery went down to the rampart range area to flat tow out a F250 that was suffering from some kind of mechanical issue (possibly fuel delivery) and was unable to run under its own power. The team met around 10...