Mission Statement

The Colorado Search and Rescue Association (CSAR) empowers every search and rescue team and partner in Colorado to accomplish their goals and duties better through advocacy, coordination, collaboration, and education.

If you have reached this site to report an emergency, please call 911 immediately. If you are a Sheriff or another SAR Team and need to reach CSAR please call (800) 593-2772 or (719) 278-8142.

Csar Provides:

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SAR
Coordinators

State SAR Coordinators who facilitate the dispatching of SAR resources between counties during emergency SAR incidents.

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Collaboration
Tools

Collaboration tools and meetings for the Colorado SAR community.

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SAR
Education

Education opportunities for the Colorado SAR community.

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Community
Education

Outdoor safety education to the public to help prevent the need for SAR.

CSAR

The Colorado Search and Rescue Association (CSAR) is the membership organization of Search and Rescue (SAR) Teams, Sheriffs, and others who support SAR in Colorado. CSAR is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that provides a point of contact for SAR matters across the state and represents SAR to governmental agencies and others outside of SAR.
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Colorado Outdoor Recreation Search and Rescue Card

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Colorado residents and visitors are well served by dedicated non-paid professional search and rescue teams. By purchasing a CORSAR Card you are contributing to the Search and Rescue Fund, which will reimburse these teams for costs incurred in searches and rescues across the State of Colorado. The CORSAR card is available for $3.00 for a one-year card and $12.00 for five-year card.

For questions contact:
Perry Boydstun
Search and Rescue Program Manager, Colorado Dept. of Local Affairs
(303) 864-7748
perry.a.boydstun@state.co.us

Please note the CORSAR card is not insurance and does not reimburse individuals nor does it pay for medical transport.

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If you would like to look into volunteering for a backcountry search and rescue team, do a web search for the contact info of your local team, call your local sheriff’s non-emergency number or email us at contact@coloradosar.org.