Always be prepared for any situation that could occur in the backcountry.

Colorado Outdoor Recreation Search and Rescue (CORSAR) Card

Travelers to the Rimrocker Trail are encouraged to purchase a CORSAR Card .Dedicated VOLUNTEER search and rescue (BSAR) professionals, across Colorado, are ready to mobilize to help those stranded, lost, or injured in the Colorado backcountry. Your Colorado Outdoor Recreation Search and Rescue (CORSAR) contribution supplies reimbursements to SAR teams for costs incurred while conducting search and rescue operations, and to provide funding for the purchase of search and rescue-related equipment and training. Because of your support and the tremendous generosity of our search and rescue responders, Colorado is a safer place to play.


Cellular service can be limited in the backcountry. You can try calling 9-1-1 or texting Montrose County dispatch at 970-249-9110.

Satellite Texting/Beacon Services

There are a variety of satellite texting/beacon services that have programmed emergency contacts.