Alpine Hotshots

Firefighter silhouette in large burning forest


Alpine Hotshots
Alpine hotshot crew members scout a fire.


Interagency Hotshot Crew Mission

The primary mission of Interagency Hotshot Crews (IHCs) is to provide a safe, organized, mobile, and highly skilled hand crew for all phases of wildland fire operations. The arduous duties and specialized assignments required of IHC personnel require staffing, certification, training, equipment, communications, transportation, organization, and qualifications that are uniform, adhered to by all IHCs and ensure the redemption of IHC duties and responsibilities.

Alpine Interagency Hotshot Crew Vision

Through their actions, ethics, and traditions the Alpine Hotshots exemplify the firefighter leadership core values of safety, duty, respect, integrity, and teamwork.


Alpine Hotshot Photo Galleries


Work With Us

Vacancy announcements for the next season’s positions will be posted on after October 1.

For detailed information on these jobs and to apply, visit USAJobs, and on the homescreen search for jobs located in Estes Park, Colorado.


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Phone: 970-586-1206

Last updated: January 22, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517


970 586-1206
The Information Office is open year-round: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily in summer; 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Mondays - Fridays and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturdays - Sundays in winter. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

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