Sheriff Nowlin

Phone: (970) 564-4986

Search and Rescue

The Montezuma County Search and Rescue team is a non-profit volunteer team providing backcountry emergency services to the Four Corners region and beyond. So that others may live…..

About Us

Our team meets on a regular monthly basis:

  • 1st Monday of the month is Rope Training @ 6 PM at our Hangar at the Cortez Municipal Airport, 22870 Road F #N4, Cortez CO 81321
  • 2nd Monday of the month is our Business Meeting @ 6 PM at the Sheriff’s Office, 730 E Driscoll, Cortez CO 81321
  • 4th Monday of the month is our Monthly Training @ 6 PM at the Sheriff’s Office, 730 E Driscoll, Cortez CO 81321

Join Our Team

Interested in joining our team? Here is our New Member Application. Please email to or bring to our next Business Meeting


Support us when you shop through, choose “United Search and Rescue of Montezuma County Inc” as your charity If you do any recreating in Colorado, please consider getting a CORSAR Card. Your CORSAR card helps fund rescue missions across the State of Colorado by contributing to the Search and Rescue Fund. They are only $12 to cover you for 5 years. Get your card here.

Or Donate directly

Know Before You Go

MCSAR President

Kirk Underwood
Montezuma County
Search & Rescue
PO Box 81
Cortez, CO 81321

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