Monthly Archives: June 2014

  • On June 26, NSR was activated by North Vancouver RCMP for a missing 53 year old male Australian tourist who had become separated from his wife while hiking in Lynn Canyon. The information provided by the wife indicated a strong possibility of a fall into the canyon. Having no cell phone or other means of […]

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  • On Thursday June 26, NSR responded to Ridge Meadows SAR for a mutual aid tasking in the Gold Creek search. The previous day a 23 year old female fell into the creek and was swept away. After extensive search efforts by Ridge Meadows SAR and Fire, additional support was called in from surrounding teams. NSR […]

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  • On June 13th NSR and BlueShore teamed up once again to hold the annual BlueShore Golf Tournament benefiting North Shore Rescue.   Rain threatened yet again but stayed away all day once again. NSR has several vehicles on display and once again set up a highline over the pond by the putting green for rides. […]

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  • This afternoon NSR was activated by North Vancouver RCMP for a injured hiker on the front side of Grouse Mountain. After a brief investigation it was determined the subject was West of the tram lines in a deep drainage of Grouse Creek. As such the NSR helicopter rescue team, and ground teams were immediately dispatched […]

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  • This Saturday, members of North Shore Rescue participated in a highline workshop taught by NSR member and JIBC instructor, Bob Manson. Members practiced their skills at erecting a Kootney Carriage and English Reeve system. In a canyon or gully environment, highlines are essential for moving a subject across, or allowing for rescuers to be lowered […]

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