Borrego Trail - 81 year old male required aid

Borrego Trail - 81 year old male required aid

On the afternoon of June 21Atalaya Search & Rescue was dispatched upon report of an 81-year old male that had fallen while hiking on the Borrego Trail just outside Santa Fe.  The reporting party, a hiker from a separate party, claimed the subject suffered only superficial physical injuries in the fall but that the subject had possibly become disoriented and may not be able to safely self-evacuate.  Three members of Atalaya Search & Rescue responded to help locate and evacuate the subject.  After searchers located the subject on the Borrego Trail the subject refused as

36 year old male separted from group on Winsor Trail near Ski Santa Fe

36 year old male separted from group on Winsor Trail near Ski Santa Fe

A 36 year male from Texas was separated from his group while hiking on the Winsor Trail near Ski Santa Fe. A mission was initiated after the subject failed to return to their vehicle by nightfall.

Atalaya Search & Rescue sent two searchers out for the first operational period, a night search in dense forest.  A second operational period commenced the following morning and Atalaya Seach & Rescue provided two additional searchers for the daytime search.  During the second operational period the subject was located and evacuated from the field without incident.

29 year old male missing in SFNF near Lake Katherine

29 year old male reported missing.  "Presumed" to be in the Lake Katherine area.

A member of Atalaya Search & Rescue teamed up with members of Albuquerque Mountain Rescue Council to search the Winsor Trail from Ski Santa Fe to Lake Katherine.  The subject was located overnight by the AMRC/ASAR team and evacuated from the field.

Lost person near Cañon de Los Alamos

Lost person near Cañon de Los Alamos

Missing hiker near Cañon de Los Alamos on Forest Road 79. 

Atalaya Search & Rescue did not provide any resoures to this search as our available resources were already committed to another concurrent mission

52 year old male from Colorado missing near Taos Junction and Pilar

A 52 year old male from Western Colorado was reported missing after not showing up for a meeting scheduled on June 13 or 14.  Mission initated on June 15.  Subject's vehicle was located near Taos Junction bridge.  Further investigation also turned up other personal items belonging to the subject in the vicinity of the vehicle and downstream. Discussion with family members along with clues found in the vehicle indicate the subject was searching for the Forrest Fenn treasure.  The subject was found deceased on the afternoon of Sunday, June 18.

Lost Angostura Hiker

Lost Angostura Hiker

50 year old male hiker lost while hiking the Angostura Trail near Peñasco.

MRA Re-Accreditation - Congrats ASAR!

MRA Re-Accreditation - Congrats ASAR!

Congratulations to Atalaya Search and Rescue for a successful re-accreditation with the Mountain Rescue Association (MRA) this weekend.

Lost Group of Hikers from NY

Lost Group of Hikers from NY

3 lost hikers, 2 male, 1 female aged 27-34. A group of 6, set out hiking on Borrego Trail. The group got split up, 3 returning to the car, 3 continued on the trail.  The group of 3 travelled all the way to Aspen Ranch.  State Police aircraft searched but could not locate them. ASAR found the group with sound sweeps and brought then home safely.  The group had limited gear and wearing poor clothing considering the environment and weather conditions.

38 yr old snowboarder lost in Taos Ski Area

38 yr old snowboarder lost in Taos Ski Area

38 yr old male snowboarder from Okahoma missing at Taos ski area. He went off the SW edge of Kachina Peak. A patrol team found him via sound sweeps and walked him out the next day.

Hiker lost off Atalaya trail

72 yo male lost off Atalaya trail with possible broken wrist.

Colin, Ambrose, and Aaron L responded and beat IC to staging area. Successful find off a trail spur, successful extraction and handoff to EMS.