Monthly Archives: March 2009

  • Yesterday evening we received a page for an injured skiier on Grouse Mountain. We responded to Capilano Gate SAR Station and launched an HFRS operation in an attempt to quickly extract the subject before dark. Unfortunately the subject was in a heavily treed gully and HFRS was not possible. However, two members were inserted via […]

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  • I have created a NSR Flickr account and uploaded a number of photos including pictures from last weeks HFRS course and drill. http://www.flickr.com/photos/northshorerescue/

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  • On Sunday NSR held a large HFRS (Helicopter Flight Rescue System) Drill with a number of organizations involved. Story from CTV – http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20090322/bc_search_rescue_090322/20090322/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome And last week a rescue off of Bowen Island (using HFRS) – story from North Shore News –http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20090322/bc_search_rescue_090322/20090322/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome

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  • CAC Avalanche Bullentin for the North Shore – http://avalanche.ca/CAC_Bulletin_Forecast?RegionID=12 Be careful out there!

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  • James Weldon, North Shore NewsPublished: Sunday, March 08, 2009 A Buntzen Lake snowshoer is safe and sound this week after North Shore rescuers flew to his aid when he slipped and fell at the popular recreation area. Full article…http://www2.canada.com/northshorenews/news/story.html?id=c4393fef-3d02-48a2-a1bc-a0525676308d

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