Monthly Archives: February 2014

  • 8 days and 5 very difficult and gruelling calls to the same area, on the same mountain, despite clear snow fencing, signage and media attention given to the risks of going out-of-bounds. I am going to start out this post by saying that SAR crews are becoming frustrated. Going out-of-bounds puts yourself and others unnecessarily […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Last night at 19:00 North Shore Rescue was notified by Cypress Ski Patrol of a possible out-of-bounds snowboarder. Shortly after the notification by Cypress, the team was activated by the West Vancouver Police. Upon investigation by NSR SAR manager, Doug Pope, it was determined that the snowboarder had descended into the Montizambert drainage where he […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • On Sunday February 16, in the early afternoon North Shore Rescue was activated by North Vancouver RCMP for a lost hiker somewhere near the Skyline trail on Grouse Mountain. Without cellular contact, field teams were deployed both to the bottom and the top of the trail to bracket the subject. Shortly after deployment, hasty teams […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Sandra Riches / AdventureSmart Coordinator & NSR Resource member delivered a great presentation to the North Vancouver School District Communications Board about getting AdventureSmart / SAR prevention into the school system/curriculum. Tim Jones and Sandra started this ‘ball rolling’ with John Lewis / N.V.Superintendent and today was the first step in moving forward. Thanks to […]

    CONTINUE READING
  • Ian and Rosemary Mottershead of the Charros Foundation met with NSR team members Mike Danks and Ron Royston today and presented a cheque matching the donations to the North Shore Rescue Tim Jones Legacy Fund. In a unprecedented show of support The Charros Foundation provided a check in the amount of $118,000 to North Shore […]

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