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10/11-15 Search for Joy Cipoletti

On Sunday, October 11, 2020 Alamosa Volunteer Search and rescue was contacted about a missing female hiker, who was last heard from at 1500hours from the summit of ellingwood point. AVSAR immediately sent out aContinue reading

9/6/2020 Missing Hiker

On Sunday 9/6, AVSAR was called out for three hikers who had become cliffed out on their descent down from Ellingwood Point, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The three hikers were cliffed out onContinue reading

07/27/2020 Overdue Hikers

At approximately 1530hours on July 27  AVSAR was paged out for two overdue hikers on the Mount Blanca Massif. The two hikers were last seen at the Holbrook Creek crossing at 2030hours on 7/26, whenContinue reading

07/23/2020 Distressed Hiker

At 1340 on July 23rd, AVSAR was contacted by the Alamosa County dispatch Center about a Hiker in distress who was on Lake Como Rd. The hiker was complaining of chest pains and light headedness.Continue reading

10/23/2019 Mutual Aid

Yesterday morning, we were called out to assist Saguache County in searching for a missing hunter in the La Garita Mountains. Happily, she was found safe by team members after spending a night out inContinue reading

08/25/2109 Missing Person

In the late evening of August 25, 2019, AVSAR personnel received a message on their facebook requesting some advice from a very worried mother. We were first contacted at 2248 with a message from theContinue reading

08/19/2019 Missing Person

On Monday August 19th @ 0943 hours, AVSAR personnel was contacted by the Alamosa County Sheriff’s Office in regards to a missing female on the Blanca Flats on the North East end of Alamosa County.Continue reading

5/17/2019 Missing Child

At approximately 2037hours on May 17, 2019 AVSAR Team President, Crystal Wilson was contacted by the AVSAR Sheriff’s Liason, Deputy Chris Lavery about a missing child at the Sand Dunes Oasis Campground. The team wasContinue reading

Missions from 2018

September 15 2018 AVSAR Responds to Mutual Aid Request from Saguache County SAR At 0900hrs AVSAR personnel was contacted by Dispatch in regards to a Mutual Aid Request from Saguache County SAR. They had anContinue reading

Missions from 2017

November 5, 2017: On November 5, 2017, at 1315 hours AVSAR Leadership was contacted by Deputy Chris Lavery advising that Costilla County Sheriff’s Office was asking for assistance in the search of a missing hunterContinue reading