Author Archives Curtis Jones

  • A great article by James Weldon from the NS News. 10 important safety tips everyone should read. http://www2.canada.com/northshorenews/news/sundayfocus/story.html?id=94b4aa0d-0f8a-4994-8bbd-f37a50acddcb&p=1

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  • NSR members responded to call for help from 2 stranded snowshoers who’s friend had fallen. On arrival the 2 stranded snowshoers were rescued via helicopter, while the fallen snowshoer was attended to by NSR medical personnel. Sadly the fallen snowshoer succumbed to his injuries at the scene. This incident prompts warning about snowshoing in icy […]

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  • Today, North Shore Rescue members attended the Rememberance Day ceremony at the North Vancouver cenataph. NSR members, Tim Jones, Bridget Milsom and Peter Haigh, laid a wreath at the cenataph. Today we brought NS 1 (“The looking glass”), NS 4 (“The Batt Mobile”) and NS 6 (“knuckles”). NS 6 participated in the parade to the […]

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  • North Shore Rescue members, HFRS technicians, and kayak response team members gathered along with BC Parks rangers on Sunday for our annual recurrency, HFRS awareness and lead-up to a large scale January excercise on Grouse Mountain. The day consisted of a briefing in the morning, followed by in and out rescue evolutions utlizing “screamer suits” […]

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  • Today NSR members participated in the annual recurrency training for helicopter hover entry and exit. This involves a dry land session, where members practice their skills under the supervision of rescue pilots and senior instructors. Followed by live excercises out on the Tarmac. Today’s exercises covered such skills as: Hover Entry/Exit (entering and leaving a […]

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