Search requested for lost snowmobilers

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— Routt County Search and Rescue was called to a search this morning for five lost snowmobilers near the north fork of Fish Creek, according to a search request dispatched Friday night. The call at about 9 p.m. Friday requested crews for a search to begin at 5 a.m. today. Search and Rescue leaders could not be reached for more information Friday night.

Also Friday night, at about 9:30 p.m., a Routt County Communications dispatch reported a head-on collision between a pickup and a passenger car on U.S. Highway 40 on Rabbit Ears Pass.

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Gaylan Hellyer 3 years, 10 months ago

Fortunately they were not lost, but just stuck and tired. Had enough gear for the night and all is well now that they are out of there.

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Gaylan Hellyer 3 years, 10 months ago

..... And a really big thanks to the Steamboat Springs Search and Rescue guys who went in to help get them out this morning. I heard it was quite the task. Good job guys.

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