Author Archives Curtis Jones

  • On Sunday, members headed up the Indian Arm to the IA SAR station to perform various maintenance tasks and ensure operational readiness of equipment. While one crew worked on performing upgrades to the communications systems, another took the all-terrain-vehicles for a run up the Indian River mainline road. This is essential for making sure the […]

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  • Date: June 22, 2012 Time: 18:10 Location: Front Side of Grouse, Near Old BCMC Trail Weather: A LOT OF RAIN At 18:10 on June 22, NSR was activated by the North Vancouver RCMP to search for a missing hiker who had gotten separated from his hiking companion on the front side of Grouse. Eariler in the day […]

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  • This is a video shot by one of the companions of the subject. It shows the moat where the subject landed, the flight team (Curtis and Tim Jones) being inserted and extracting the patient, and the entire team being picked up via helicopter hover entry at the end. Video credit goes to Serguei Okountsev. Alternate […]

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  • Tonight, members of North Shore Rescue gathered for the annual general meeting at the teams main facility. Reports from last years executive and the standing committees highlighted a lot of very hard work by NSR’s members. From the new SAR base project, to equipment management, to getting a new SAR vehicle, the executive team summarized […]

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  • Date: June 17, 2012 Time: 1511 Lat/Long: N 49 deg 24.39’ W 123 deg 05.30’ Video from Rescue On Fathers Day NSR was requested by BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) to respond to a seriously injured fallen climber on Crown Mountain near Grouse. The initial information suggested a 300 meter fall with unknown serious injuries. This was […]

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