Welcome to Crested Butte Mountain Rescue
The Crested Butte Mountain Rescue Team strives to protect backcountry users through public education, technical rescue, and wilderness emergency medical services. CBMRT serves our community by exemplifying volunteer spirit, showing compassion for others and the unwavering pursuit of excellence in technical rescue.
We need your support!
We’re responsible for backcountry emergencies within the approximate 4,000 square miles of the National Forest and wilderness surrounding Crested Butte, Colorado. Please consider making a donation today!
There’s nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer.
Randy is the President of CBMRT and a Capt. with the CB Fire Protection District. He started volunteering with Western State Mountain Rescue in Gunnison begining in 1996 and rose through the ranks to become Team Leader. Randy started volunteering with CBMRT in 2000, has a deep appreciation for SAR, and serving his community.
Alex Riedman is a Crested Butte Mountain Rescue Team volunteer. As a member of the team Alex maintains expertise in high angle rescue, avalanche, and wilderness search operations. She enjoys backcountry skiing and mountain biking in Crested Butte.
Alex RiedmanMountain Rescue Volunteer
Max joined CBMRT in 2014 when he moved to Crested Butte from Munich, Germany with his wife. He has been a CBMRT active member ever since. He also volunteers with the Crested Butte Fire Protection District and is EMT certified. Max enjoys skiing, mountain biking and time on the river.
Max LyallMountain Rescue Volunteer
Join the CBMRT team!
CBMRT is an all-volunteer, 501 (c)(3) non-profit community organization with high standards of professionalism and service.
Colorado Outdoor Recreation
Search and Rescue (CORSAR) Card
Your CORSAR card helps fund rescue missions across the State of Colorado by contributing to the Search and Rescue Fund. Learn More
Why Buy a CORSAR Card?
Colorado residents and visitors are well served by dedicated volunteer search and rescue teams. By purchasing a Colorado Outdoor Recreation Search and Rescue (CORSAR) card you are contributing to the Search and Rescue Fund, that reimburses teams for costs incurred in search and rescues activites across the State of Colorado. The CORSAR card is available for $3 for a one-year card and $12 for five-year card.
The CORSAR card is not insurance and does not reimburse individuals nor does it pay for medical transport.
SAR Program Overview
The Search and Rescue fund (SAR) was created to reimburse political subdivisions and search and rescue organizations for the costs incurred in conducting search and rescue operations; and to provide funding for the purchase of search and rescue related equipment.