Snowmass Peak, Colorado, USA

Home

/

Survivor Stories

/

Snowmass Peak, Colorado, USA

Lives saved

1

Hiking

Hiking

Mountain

Mountain

Medical emergency

Medical emergency

Hiking

Snowmass Peak, Colorado, USA

39.1108213°N, -107.0522687°W

Posted on October 14, 2018 by Amy Jo

What happened?

After summiting Snowmass Peak, a Colorado 14er, I fell 10 ft on the decent around 13,000 ft and broke my ankle. I was taken out by helicopter after crawling for 3 hours to get myself to a lower elevation.

Words of wisdom

Don’t let accidents stop you from doing what you love.

Thank you note

Thank you ACR for making a great product, and Thanks to my husband for this life saving gift.

Rescue location

Snowmass Peak, Colorado, USA

Rescue team

Local Search and Rescue

ResQLink™+

Go to product details

This product has been replaced by the ResQLink View. Learn More It may be small, but it's tough. The ResQLink™+ Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) is a buoyant, GPS-enabled rescue beacon that's suited for outdoor adventures of all sizes (think: everything from hiking and cycling to hunting and fishing). Should you run into an unexpected survival situation, the ResQLink+ PLB will relay your location to a network of search and rescue satellites, allowing local first responders to more easily get you home safe and sound. Be Prepared for the Unpredictable!  
  • Buoyant
  • LED strobe light
  • Self Test
  • 66 Channel GPS
  • Easy emergency activation
  • Antenna clip

WARNING: PROP 65

Out of stock

ResQLink™+ saves lives

Survivor Stories

Hiker Saves Life of Injured Stranger

The sound of the helicopter arriving was a massive sense of relief but at the same time the vision of him being winched up heavily sedated while his family stood around in devastation is something that I'll never forget.

Read Full Story

Overnight Hike Leaves Injured Stranded

Read Full Story