Monthly Archives: April 2012

  • North Shore Rescue was called out by West Vancouver Police at approx 300 pm to rescue two female snowshoers caught in bad weather and lost near St Marks Summit. This peak is north of Cypress Provinicial Park. The subjects were able to give accurate GPS coordinates from their IPhone. A two man NSR team was […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • A 38 year old Vancouver area lone male hiker started off (first time) on what he thought was a long day hike from Lynn Headwaters to Grouse Mtn. This trail is call the Hanes Valley Loop. He was unprepared for winter conditions or winter travel which still have NSR in full winter operation mode. Once […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • UPDATE: Nelson’s body was found Sunday in the pool just above Twin Falls Bridge.  On Monday a decision was made by NSR members that it was safe enough to extract his body from the pool without exposing any members to risk. Thank you to Andy (Lynn Canyon Ranger) for his help in searching and extracting […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Sunday afternoon NSR was called out to assist Lions Bay SAR with a medical rescue. Two hikers were descending from the Lions on a steep snow slope and slipped and fell. Both subjects fell several hundred feet through forested terrain. They were able to get a call out to 911 on their cell phone. BC […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • April 14, 2012 – Snowman II As can be seen in the earlier post on Snowman 2 here, the original plan was to have the helicopter rescue team come on scene during the scenario and begin to evacuate victims via helicopter longline. However, due to weather at the site, this was not an option and […]

    CONTINUE READING
Copyright © 2013 North Shore Rescue. All Rights Reserved. Powered by Drive.