Helicopters Made 2 Rescues From Colorado 14ers Over Weekend

Helicopters Made 2 Rescues From Colorado 14ers Over Weekend

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Helicopters Made 2 Rescues From Colorado 14ers Over Weekend

Helicopter rescue crews were busy over the weekend in Colorado’s high country with saves at the top of Mt. Bierstadt (14,065′) and Mt. Evans (14,265′). While calling in a rescue is always an option, we encourage anyone traveling into backcountry to take every possible precaution to avoid needing professional intervention.

RELATED: “Peak Awareness Program” Planned After 7th Person Dies In Colorado’s Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness

There have a been a string of tragedies over the summer in Colorado and we hope that improved education and preparation can curtail the trend. If you are interested in staying safe while exploring high altitude place in Colorado we suggest you participate in Mountain Rescue Aspen’s “Peak Awareness “program.

RELATED: “Peak Awareness Program” Planned After 7th Person Dies In Colorado’s Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness

 

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