Buy a CORSAR card
We each one have an opportunity to support Search and Rescue (SAR) units all over the state of Colorado. If one buys a CORSAR card, the money goes into a state fund which supports statewide SAR efforts. This is not insurance, and whether one has a CORSAR card or not, SAR will attempt rescue. The rescued person is not billed. However, if one has a CORSAR card, that person is considered Tier1, and the local SAR can bill the state fund immediately to cover their expenses. Thus, having a CORSAR card benefits the local SAR and does not charge costs to the rescued person. However, helicopter costs are not considered local SAR expenses and the rescued person may be liable for those expenses.
So, buy a card, please! One place locally that sells the cards is All The Range, on Main Street in Westcliffe. It costs $3 for one year, and $12 for 5 years. Our contribution to the state SAR fund is an investment in the wellbeing of everyone who loves the out-of-doors.
Shop for TfA!
As a tax exempt non-profit 501(c)3 organization, Trails for All is eligible for donations from Amazon Smile. This is a great (and painless!) way to help support Trails for All's efforts to care for and maintain trails and to promote safe and healthy trail use. Just start your Amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com, choose Trails For All as your charity, make your purchases as you usually would, and Amazon does the rest.