Search & Rescue

The San Miguel County Search and Rescue (SAR) covers approximately 1,200 square miles, ranging from high desert at an altitude of 5,000 feet to high alpine at an altitude in excess of 14,000 feet. SAR covers everything from lost hikers, technical rock rescues, helicopter extractions, and avalanche rescues.

All Donations are tax-deductible as charitable contributions (EIN 82-5258271. Please mail a check to SMC Search and Rescue, 684 CR 63L, Telluride, CO 81435.  

For information on the team, email us.

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Search & Rescue Card

Colorado residents and visitors are well served by dedicated non-paid professional search and rescue teams. By purchasing a CORSAR Card, you are contributing to the Search and Rescue Fund, which will reimburse teams for costs incurred across the State of Colorado. 

You can purchase online and find out more information on what's covered and why you should have one.


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Search and Rescue Helicopter