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

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