Monthly Archives: March 2017

  •   Please contact us at [email protected] if you have received telephone calls soliciting donations on behalf of North Shore Rescue.  On Monday, March 13, NSR commenced a lawsuit against the Search and Rescue Society of BC (SARBC). The Notice of Civil Claim is available here.  Recently North Shore Rescue (NSR) raised a public alert that we do not solicit […]

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  • I’ve been thinking a lot about human factors during considerable avalanche hazard.  There is a reason most accidents occur during this hazard rating: considerable hazard can be hidden from view and it is insidious. As most people are aware, the snowpack in the South Coast Range is currently in a classic considerable hazard scenario: low-probability […]

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  • North Shore Rescue has a pre-plan referred to as our “Code Alpha” Avalanche Response plan. This plan is put into motion when NSR receives a tasking for a known or suspected burial of a person (or persons) in an Avalanche. This pre-plan rapidly brings together professionals with expertise in  avalanche rescue, avalanche forecasting, avalanche control, […]

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