We are a volunteer organization dedicated to saving lives through backcountry rescue and mountain safety education.
Mountain Rescue depends on donations from you
Mountain Rescue-Aspen was incorporated in 1965 as a non-profit organization and is one of the oldest search and rescue teams in the state. We are accredited through the Rocky Mountain Region of the Mountain Rescue Association and work as a volunteer arm of the Pitkin County Sheriff’s office; providing search and rescue services for Pitkin County and mutual aid for other counties in Colorado.
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If you are comfortable operating in the back country and are available to respond to missions, become a member today!
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Mountain Safety Eduction is a significant part of Mountain Rescue Aspen's mission. This website contains several educational links providing valuable information on avalanche awareness, mountain peak awareness and safety information for hunters and hikers along with backcountry specialty skills. We invite you to click below to explore more on the website.
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