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

6/21/20 Mission on Ellingwood

At approximately 1300 on 6/21 AVSAR was paged out for an injured climber, who had fallen over 100ft down a snow field in the attempt to summit Ellingwood Point via the South Zapata Approach. TheContinue reading

5/14/20 Duck Lake Mission

In the morning of 5/14, AVSAR was contacted by Conejos County Agencies requesting assistance for a mutual aid search in Conejos County, AVSAR pages the team and responded along with Alamosa County Undersheriff Shawn WoodsContinue 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

Missions from 2016

October 2, 2016 
At approximately 2025 hours on October 2, 2016, AVSAR Leadership was contacted by Deputy Chris Lavery regarding a call he received from a third party.  They advised they were descending Mt. BlancaContinue reading