Missing 64 Year Old Male

Missing 64 Year Old Male

Atalaya Search and Rescue responded to a 64 year-old male father separated from hunting party (son and guide) in partially-forested/rolling plains and hills early evening of prior day. Son and guide were met by Taos SAR early in the morning of the 13th. Subject had made his way to the party's truck and drew attention as Santa Fe and Atalaya SAR approached their assignment area. Subject was assessed by Atalaya SAR Medic - mildly hypothermic, stable. Subject was actively warmed, fed, hydrated and transported to Incident Base for debriefing and further care.

Injured Sheriff's Deputy

Asar was called out to assist with a trail evacuation of a Sheriff's Deputy who had injured his knee. ASAR performed a medium angle lower of about 150 feet to a trail and wheeled the subject out on a litter. The subject used crutches for a steep section of trail before becoming too tired. ASAR, in conjuction with Santa Fe SAR, completed the evacuation in the litter.

Recovery Off Sun Mountain

Recovery Off Sun Mountain

Recovery of body of 31 year-old male, despondent suicidal on rough terrain in mutual-aid with Santa Fe Atalaya Wildland Hand Crew, City of Santa Fe Fire Department and NM State Police.

Lost Hiker on Chamisa Trail

Lost Hiker on Chamisa Trail

Hiker reported lost after hiking the Chamisa trail, possibly on the Windsor trail. He had cell phone contact and was directed to walk back in the direction of the Chamisa trail. A ground team was created in cooperation with Santa Fe SAR and intercepted the hiker.

Stranded boater, lower Taos Box

Stranded boater, lower Taos Box near Taos Jct. Bridge, condition unknown. Possible technical evacuation.

Lost Camper near Jack's Creek

Lost Camper near Jack's Creek

Lost camper 10 miles into Jack's Creek Trailhead. Ground pounders needed asap. Subject was found and evacuated by helicopter.

ESCAPE 2012

ESCAPE 2012

ESCAPE 2012 is the annual NMSAR Convention where teams from all over the state can come together for training and networking! This year ESCAPE was held at Buffalo Thunder Resort and it was a great success. ASAR was there teaching the Technical track and we had members who participated in other tracks as well as getting their field certification! Thanks to all those who attended!

Another Lost Hiker off the Windsor Trail

Another Lost Hiker off the Windsor Trail

Subject hiked the Chamiza Trail, turned east on the Windsor Trail, walked a shorted distance then turned back and walked west. She was confused by the trail signs, unsure how to reaccess the Chamiza Trail and climbed two ridges to attain cell phone coverage. Subject was found on a ridge just east of the Chamiza Trail at an elevation of 8200'. She walked back with the SAR teams to the Chamiza trailhead.

Lost Hiker off the Windsor Trail

Lost Hiker off the Windsor Trail

Subject hiked Borrego Trail to the Winsor Trail, turned west on the Windsor Trail and became confused as to her location. She was found .7 miles west of the junction of the Chamiza and Windsor Trails and walked out on the Windsor Trail with an ASAR team to the Tesuque trailhead where she was driven back to Incident Base for debriefing, then escorted back to town.

Lost Woman Near Watershed

Lost Woman Near Watershed

ASAR was put on standby should we be needed to help evacuate a woman who called 911 from near the Santa Fe Watershed and had built a fire. Sheriff Dept horse team was on route and found the subject, who was apparently able to walk out with them. ASAR had 4 members on standby to assist before the mission was terminated.