Peak(s):  Kit Carson Peak  -  14,165 feet
Date Posted:  03/09/2012
Date Climbed:   08/18/2011
Author:  14erOHOLIC
 Alpine Rescue video  

While filming a documentary on Colorado's Rocky Mountain Columbine and climbing Kit Carson Peak(14'165'), I happen upon a volunteer search and rescue team and before my eyes and camera I witness an extraordinary display of mountaineering excellence and professionalism. Colorado's Alpine Search and Rescue Team (A.R.T.)

 Comments or Questions

09/27/2012 15:31
...and the 14teeny for best drama goes to this short film. Awesome job, I liked your last video, but this one had a great plot and progressed nicely. I was able to feel your emotion before the body was found, great choice of music, I especialy liked the Barber Adagio for strings. Thank you for posting!


On behalf of the Alpine Rescue Team:
03/11/2012 01:59
To all our fellow mountain rescuers across the state. We are sorry that appropriate recognition was not given to all the rescuers that were involved in this recovery effort.

This recovery effort involved 12 different agencies from across the State that took over three days to complete. This operation was done free of charge to the family of the climber! Listed below are the 12 agencies that were involved:

Saguache CO Sheriff's Office
Saguache CO SAR
Alamosa Volunteer SAR
Alpine Rescue Team
Custer CO SAR
Douglas CO SAR
El Paso CO SAR
Rocky Mountain Rescue Group
Summit CO Rescue Group
Western State college Mountain Rescue Team
Flight for Life
CSRB State Coordinator


03/11/2012 14:50
if you would watch the end credit I indeed give credit to all the search and rescue teams I can remember. I also state that Alpine Search and Rescue dose not charge for their services and I ask the viewer to please support your local search and rescue teams.
The crews I met that day did not ask for any recognition. They did this operation as a team.


03/11/2012 19:10
that's heavy, man. great video.

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