Members of the West Elk Mountain Rescue participated in a monthly training session held on Jumbo Mountain. In front of the command truck are some members waiting for the briefing. From left to right are Wally Nelson, equipment manager, Ira Houseweart, vice president, Linc Vannah, Bill Brunner, Steve Morris, training director and Phil Volkhausen, president.
The West Elk Mountain Rescue (WEMR) is a group of unpaid volunteers dedicating our time to rescuing lost and injured people. We are under the authority of the Gunnison County Sheriff Department.