Author Archives Curtis Jones

  •   August 22, 2011 at 10:30 AM, Coquitlam SAR received a call from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Comox, to let them know that a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) had been activated by a group of 3 hikers on the fools gold trail just above Pitt Lake. With no information beyond the route and the […]

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  • Date: June 17, 2011 Location: Seymour Golf and Country Club The annual North Shore Credit Union charity golf tournament was held in support of North Shore Rescue. Many thanks to the dedicated staff from the NSCU, their corporate sponsors and the many golfers who came out and supported North Shore Rescue and our operations. The fundraiser earned […]

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  • If your interested in joining a search and rescue team, nows the time. NSR will be taking applications for the September 2011 intake. Interviews will begin in mid-June. Be sure to read through our membership section for details on becoming a member. We’re looking for well rounded outdoor enthusiasts with a desire to help the […]

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  • Date: December 29th, 2010 Location: Montizambert Creek Drainage Lat/Long: N 49° 24.534’ W 123° 12.618′ Elevation: (approx) 1000 meters Time: 16:00 – 23:00 North Shore Rescue SAR Managers were paged by West Vancouver Police @ approximately 16:00 for two stranded snowboarders on Cypress Mountain. The snowboarders, having an iPhone, were able to give a rough […]

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  • The concept of the SAR Ready Room is to provide a location for mustering crews and staging a primary command in instances where the weather conditions, or the traffic conditions, are prohibitive of bringing a command truck up the mountain. SAR managers will have basic tools required to run a search, and search crews will […]

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