What To Do

Routt County Search & Rescue is an all-volunteer organization.

We don't charge for rescues.

Backcountry Safety Tips

  1. Stuff happens – be prepared!
  2. Always carry The 10 Essentials, even if you aren’t planning to be out for long.
  3. Know where you’re going.
  4. Know how to find and read your coordinates using your phone or GPS.
  5. Don’t go alone.
  6. Let someone know where you’re going and when you expect to be back.
  7. Conserve your phone battery.
  8. If in trouble, call 911, then stay put and wait for rescue.