Search & Rescue Award Finalists

On January 28, 2021, the Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue Team was called in to rescue a lost snowboarder amid some of the most perilous avalanche conditions the area had ever seen.

On October 20, 2021, Joe Walton fell more than 200 feet while simul-climbing the multipitch classic Epinephrine, leaving rescuers with a complex—and almost miraculous—situation on their hands.
On July 30th, 2021, through landslides, lighting, and 2 inches of hail, Ouray Mountain Rescue volunteers prove that saving a life on Mount Sneffels takes a village.