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Crestone Needle fall Aug 13, 2017

Custer County Search and Rescue (CCSAR) was notified by the Custer County Sheriff’s office at 15:25 on Sunday, August 13th, of a hiker who had fallen on Crestone Needle and had a reported lower leg compound fracture.  CCSAR was instructed … Continue reading

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Helmet saves mans life on Crestone Needle Fall

  Custer County Search and Rescue members were again stretched thin this past week, with missions spanning five consecutive days. On Wednesday, August 10th, CCSAR was activated to search for a PA man, who hadn’t been heard from in a … Continue reading

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2 weeks in July…

Custer County Search and Rescue had an extremely busy two weeks in mid-July.  Beginning July 9th, a 54 year old Denver woman was reported to be seriously ill above tree-line on Humboldt Peak; suffering from AMS, along with reporting sign … Continue reading

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