IC departed from normal procedure sending out a one-person team. They did not ascertain the experience level of the subject. Alonzo had experienced radio difficulties. After his final communication, the first aid pack he was carrying burst open, scattering its contents down a hillside. He ran down the batteries of his headlamp and his phone searching and gathering up the contents of the pack. After completing the re-packing, he returned to base.
Bill Donahue received a call from IC Al Webster, who had gotten a "disconnected" message when he called the DO number.
Two missing female hikers, in their 60s, who had left about 0730 in the morning of 7/13 to climb Atalaya and Picacho. They were lost, but were able to call the husband of one of the hikers to report their predicament. Main problem aside from being lost was that they were out of water and thirsty. Approximate coordinates were provided by a "ping" as being east of the saddle behind (east of) Atalaya. Subjects had been told to hold their location and wait for help.
Subject 54yo woman with medical issues, missing since Wednesday, articles of her clothing found in the area. Requesting all available ground resources, all kinds, from D7, D1, and D2. Terrain is bosque with many social trails, suitable for K9, horse, groundpounder, bicycle, ATV, 4x4. Goatheads abundant. IC Peter Dickson in AM, Al Webster in PM.
"Depressed" missing man since yesterday. Found backpack in area, and someone saw him at some point. Ground pounders requested. Subject was found since he was in cell phone contact.
39 y/o M visiting sister in Glorietta, missing since Friday. He left on foot and never returned. Groundpounders requested for search.
41 y/o mom hiking with son who last saw her at 4:30 yesterday, 09/04. He walked out this afternoon and initiated mission.
Join us for Atalaya Search & Rescue 2nd Annual Fundraiser in support of the team’s volunteers. A FREE community event with LIVE LOCAL MUSIC BY JULEPE, ALEX MARYOL, PETTY THEFT, TODD AND THE FOX, STEPHANIE HATFIELD & BILL PALMER and MOBY DICK. Come have a pint of Atalaya Altbier, especially crafted by Brewmaster Rod Tweet! Held at Second Street Brewery (1814 2nd Street), on September 12, starting at 11:00am.
A hiker separated from her hiking companion and became
disoriented. 3 ASAR ground searchers reponded to the Cowboy Shack while the
hiker was able to walk out on her own power with the aid of Santa Fe Fat Tire
Society trail crew volunteers that happened upon her.