Monthly Archives: July 2016

Lost Day Hikers Near Atalaya Peak

At 2:00pm on Wednesday, July 14, 2016, NM State Police received a 911 call from two female hikers reporting they were lost near Atalaya Peak. They had hiked to Atalaya Peak, turned to go to Pacheco Peak, but turned around before reaching Pacheco to return to Atalaya Peak. They missed Atalaya Peak and ended up east of the Peak at approximately 2:00pm,

Read more ›

Posted in Missions


Ski Basin Trail Runner

At 3:00am, July 24, 2016, Santa Fe Search and Rescue was notified that a SAR Mission was being initiated for a missing trail runner in the Santa Fe Ski Basin area. The runner was reportedly participating in a 30 mile training run and had not returned to his vehicle the prior afternoon.

Read more ›

Posted in Missions


Forrest Fenn Treasure Hunter Missing Near Santa Fe

On January 15th, 2016, a Search and Rescue Mission was initiated to search for a 54 year old Colorado resident who had not been heard from since January 4th. The subject’s vehicle was located Friday at the end of the Old Buckman Road and his dog and raft were subsequently located 9 miles down river.

Read more ›

Posted in Missions


Missing Boy Scout

On June 28, 2016, 5 scouts and 2 adult leaders were camped near Jack’s Creek on the southeast side of Pecos Baldy. At about 7pm, one of the scouts climbed up the ridge west of camp alone. When he did not return a search by the leaders was initiated with no results.

Read more ›

Posted in Missions


Lost Backpacker near Lake Katherine

At 4:00am on June 29, 2016, a District 1 Search and Rescue Mission was initiated for a 70-year-old backpacker last seen at 4:30pm the prior day near Windy Saddle, west of Lake Katherine in the Santa Fe National Forest. The Reporting Party was a friend who said that the subject had just arrived in the Santa Fe area from a much lower altitude and was extremely fatigued as they reached the saddle above the lake.

Read more ›

Posted in Missions