Monthly Archives: September 2015

Lost Santa Fe Ski Basin Hiker

At 1am on Saturday, September 19th, 2015, Santa Fe Search and Rescue responders were requested to deploy to the Santa Fe Ski Basin to search for a 60 year-old male who had become disoriented during his Friday afternoon hike. The subject had climbed to a high ridge off trail where he had cell phone service and was in phone contact with Incident Command.

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Injured Forest Service camp volunteer, Pecos Wilderness

At 7:00pm on June 30th, 2015, Santa Fe Search and Rescue was called to support a Mission (15-01-04) to extract an injured Forest Service camp volunteer in the Pecos Wilderness north of the Panchuela Campground on the Dockwiller Trail. The subject sustained injuries to her hip and spine after being thrown from her house.

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Overdue Elk Hunter

At 4am on Thursday, September 17th, 2015, Santa Fe Search and Rescue responders were requested to support a search for an overdue elk hunter in the west Jemez mountains. A total of four SFSAR responders volunteered to support this search effort. At 9am, it was reported that the subject had been located and all personnel en route to the search area were notified to stand down.

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Missing Male Near Pecos NM

A mission call-out was initiated at 11am on Wednesday, September 9th for a 39 year-old male who left his sister’s residence located between Glorieta and Pecos NM. The subject was last seen the previous Friday, September 4th. A total of twelve responders from Santa Fe Search and Rescue supported this mission.

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Missing Hiker, Lobo Peak

On Saturday afternoon, September 5th, at 5pm, Santa Fe Search and Rescue resources were requested to support Operational Period #1 for a missing 41 year-old female who became separated from her companions the previous Friday afternoon near Lobo Peak in the Santa Fe National Forest. She was last heard from in a text message to her son at 8pm Friday evening before her cell phone battery was depleted.

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Missing Sandia Crest Climber

On Monday, August 31, 2015, Santa Fe Search and Rescue was requested to support an ongoing search (Mission 15-05-26) for a missing male hiker/climber last heard from the previous Saturday evening. The search area covered the area bordering the La Luz trail off the west face of the Sandia Crest.

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Missing Male Near Bluewater Lake

On Friday evening, August 7th, 2015, Santa Fe Search and Rescue was called to support Operational Period #2 on Mission 15-06-03. The subject was reported to be a 47 year old male last seen by friends in the early morning hours of August 6th. The subject’s vehicle was found by wood cutters Friday morning in an area south of the Bluewater community.

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Missing Female Near Chimayo NM

At 6pm on Friday, September 11th, 2015, Santa Fe Search and Rescue responders were requested to support a search for a missing 54 year-old female near Chimayo NM. The subject had been last seen on September 9th and reportedly had medical issues. Operational Period #2 was to begin Saturday morning.

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Missing Taos, Yerba Canyon Hiker

This Search and Rescue Mission (15-07-06) was initiated late morning, Tuesday, June 17th, 2015. The subject was a 60 year old male last seen on June 10th. The subject’s vehicle was located at the Yerba Canyon Trail Head near the Taos ski area on June 17th.. Responding in addition to Santa Fe Search and Rescue were resources from Angle Fire SAR,

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