Hikers on Borrego Trail

Hikers overdue at Borrego trailhead, 1 male, 1female in their 20's.

Missing 19 yo Male

Despondent 19 yo M missing from his home. Note found by family.

Missing hikers at Battleship Rock

Two missing adult males, father and son.  Planned for picnic and 3-hour hike at Battleship Rock near Jemez Springs, NM.  Wife/mom called sheriff when party was overdue and had not returned. Mission initiated on the evening of Aug 28

One member of party was found safely and evacuated the afternoon of Aug 29.  Second subject was found deceased on the morning of Aug 30.   

Boy missing near White Rock, NM

Boy missing near White Rock, NM

11-year old boy missing near Rover Park in White Rock.  Considering the topography and cliffs nearby Atalaya S&R responded in case the subject had wandered near or past the cliffs.  Subject was found safely a short time after the mission initiated.  Two members of ASAR were en-route to Incident Base when the mission was terminated.

Taos Ski Valley 41/F separated from hiking partner

Taos Ski Valley 41/F separated from hiking partner

41/F separated from hiking partner, did not return to campsite.  Teams searched overnight in OP 1.  This mission for OP 2: seeking ground pounders and people to stay with vehicles at trailhead.  Taos Ski Valley.  Members of ASAR did not respond.  There was a stand down at 8:05 AM however duty officer was not notified of stand down until 10:00 AM.

Missing Cougar Hunters

Missing Cougar Hunters

A father and son out cougar hunting in Northwest NM went missing when they were unable to find their vehicle and then missed a rendezvouz with their ride. Search and Rescue teams were dispatched very early Friday morning, and new teams--including ASAR-- were deployed Saturday afternoon. Some of these new resources discovered the subjects walking out, cold and tired but otherwise OK.

Borrego Trail - 81 year old male required aid

Borrego Trail - 81 year old male required aid

On the afternoon of June 21Atalaya Search & Rescue was dispatched upon report of an 81-year old male that had fallen while hiking on the Borrego Trail just outside Santa Fe.  The reporting party, a hiker from a separate party, claimed the subject suffered only superficial physical injuries in the fall but that the subject had possibly become disoriented and may not be able to safely self-evacuate.  Three members of Atalaya Search & Rescue responded to help locate and evacuate the subject.  After searchers located the subject on the Borrego Trail the subject refused as

36 year old male separted from group on Winsor Trail near Ski Santa Fe

36 year old male separted from group on Winsor Trail near Ski Santa Fe

A 36 year male from Texas was separated from his group while hiking on the Winsor Trail near Ski Santa Fe. A mission was initiated after the subject failed to return to their vehicle by nightfall.

Atalaya Search & Rescue sent two searchers out for the first operational period, a night search in dense forest.  A second operational period commenced the following morning and Atalaya Seach & Rescue provided two additional searchers for the daytime search.  During the second operational period the subject was located and evacuated from the field without incident.

29 year old male missing in SFNF near Lake Katherine

29 year old male reported missing.  "Presumed" to be in the Lake Katherine area.

A member of Atalaya Search & Rescue teamed up with members of Albuquerque Mountain Rescue Council to search the Winsor Trail from Ski Santa Fe to Lake Katherine.  The subject was located overnight by the AMRC/ASAR team and evacuated from the field.

Lost person near Cañon de Los Alamos

Lost person near Cañon de Los Alamos

Missing hiker near Cañon de Los Alamos on Forest Road 79. 

Atalaya Search & Rescue did not provide any resoures to this search as our available resources were already committed to another concurrent mission