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Listed below are the missions to which TSAR responded for the year 2013
MISSION # 13-02-01
A male, possibly intoxicated went
missing after rolling his vehicle
near Mora. The subject spent
two nights out in 10-20 degree
weather to avoid the police.
TSAR responded with four
members and searched the area.
The subject was picked up by
police at about 12:00 on the
second day of the mission.
MISSION # 13-02-01
Location: Taos Junction
The subject, a -- year old male ,
was missing for several days. His
vehicle was found above Taos
Junction on the mesa. Believed to
be a suicide.
TSAR responded with six ground
team members plus a dog team
and was assisted by Santa Fe SAR
and family members. The search
was called off by IC at about 14:00.
The subject was found dead in the
search area the next day.
Location: Rowe Mesa (south of
A search for a woman left in a
stranded vehicle while her
companion went for help was
initiated more than 24 hours after
her companion remembered she
was with him. The subject was
found dead on day three of the
search by State Police helicopter.
Nine SAR teams and eight other
search teams responded to the
mission including 2 members of
MISSION # 13-02- ??
Location: Valle Vidal
The subject, a 22 year old male,
was separated from his group
while hunting for antlers. He
spent two nights out in 20 degree
overcast weather with light snow
on the second night.
Team Response: On 4/2, two TSAR
members responded to the call
out. They attempted to reach
incident base via Costilla and route
196 but were turned back by
deep snow on the road at the
pass. The next day, four team
members responded to incident
base at McCrystal campground.
Eight other teams were in the
field. The subject was found in a
campground about ten miles
north of incident base at about
10:00 am, cold and tired.
TSAR MISSIONS IN 2013...
Location: Hyway 64 at mile
marker 193 near the Brazos.
A male and female, both 15 year
olds went missing on the
afternoon of 4/27 while on an
ATV north of Las Tablas in the
Carson National Forest. TSAR
responded with two members
and joined three other teams in
the field. The subjects were
located at around 11:45 am. by a
team in a snow cat. Events took a
turn for the worse when the
snow cat got stuck in a stream.
Rescue was made by Blackhawk
helicopter and snowmobil. All
returned safely by 17:15.
MISSION # 13-07-05
DATE: May 19, 2013
Location: Taso ski valley road, 150
A 19 year old female disappeared
from her camp site along the Rio
Hondo at 6:45 am on Sunday. Her
companion and two other friends
began a search for her but had no
success. A mission was initiated
at 12:45 pm. Six TSAR team
members responded. The subject
was found by State Police at 3:00
pm, safe and unhurt.