The San Miguel County Search and Rescue (SAR) covers approximately 1,200 square miles, ranging from high desert at an altitude of 5,000 feet to high alpine at an altitude in excess of 14,000 feet. SAR covers everything from lost hikers, technical rock rescues, helicopter extractions, and avalanche rescues.
Search & Rescue Cards
Search and Rescue Cards are available at the Sheriff's Office. We have 5-year cards available for only $12. One-year and additional 5-year cards are available at various sporting goods stores in the Telluride and Mountain Village area. You can purchase online and find out more information on what's covered and why you should have one.