November/December Vail Mountain Rescue missions

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE COUNTY — In the months of November and December, Vail Mountain Rescue Group was called out 14 times. Below are summaries of the most significant of those missions. • At 4 p.m. Nov. 7, Vail Mountain Rescue Group dispatched five members to assist deputies from the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office in recovering human remains found in the wilderness west of Eagle Ranch. After recovering the body — an Eagle man who had been reported missing in November 2011 and had died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound — all rescuers were out of the field by 7 p.m. • On …

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