Alpine Rescue Team
Search and rescue crews are expecting the number of calls to go up as summer hits its peak.
The bodies of a Minnesota father and son were finally found this week near a Mount Evans-area campground, but many questions about what happened still remain and authorities admit some may never be answered.
The remains of two people found by hikers in the area of Mount Evans on Thursday afternoon are those of a father and son from Minnesota who have been missing since April.
Four Minneapolis-area firefighters were searching Thursday for a father and son from Minnesota missing since planning to go for a hike in Colorado’s mountains in April.
The search for two missing hikers has been suspended after no one has heard from the father and son for more than a week.
More people have joined the search for two hikers in Clear Creek County who haven’t been heard from since last week.
More search and rescue teams will be looking for a father and son from Minnesota missing near Mount Evans west of Denver.
On Saturday crews continued to search the area around Highway 72, Indiana Street, and West 82nd near were remains belonging to Jessica Ridgeway were found last Wednesday.
A 28-year-old Denver woman described her amazing rescue over the weekend from near the top of a 13,000-foot peak.
So far this season three people in Colorado have died in avalanches. The most recent fatality was a snowboarder on Berthoud Pass last week.