Monthly Archives: January 2014

  • It is difficult to put into words what the passing of Tim means to our team. Tim was a large part of all our lives and worked tirelessly to make this team what it is today. Tim’s accomplishments and awards are many. He dedicated his life to the search and rescue community. He was a […]

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  • It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our team leader, Tim Jones this evening January 19, 2014.   Tim passed away on the trail on Mt. Seymour after completing team business at our cabin. We extend our deepest condolences to his family. We are very sad that have lost our tenacious […]

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  • Posted on behalf of Sandra Riches, NSR Resource Member & AdventureSmart Coordinator AdventureSmart, the CAC and BC parks hosted avalanche awareness days this weekend on mt Seymour. Outdoor professionals and sar members, including AdventureSmart Coordinator sandra riches educated back country travellers about avalanche safety, sar prevention, preparedness, trip planning, proper training and taking essential gear. […]

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  • NSR Team Leader, Tim Jones, was on CBC One today – MP3 available soon at this link – http://www.cbc.ca/radio/podcasts/british-columbia/bc-almanac-1/ and one of the callers was asking about using a cell phone’s GPS to provide coordinates. In our experience these coordinates are not always accurate, so we use a combination of tools to try and determine subject […]

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  • On January  6 at 1630, North Shore Rescue was activated by North Vancouver RCMP for a missing hiker on Mount Seymour. The subject, a young female visiting Canada from Britain, set out to hike to Dog Mountain. While she was actually quite well prepared, she became turned around in the network of lower Seymour trails. […]

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