Author Archives Curtis Jones

  • Date: Friday January 29th, 2016 – Saturday January 30th, 2016 Activation Time:18:00 Location: Montizambert Drainage, Northwest Aspect of Strachan Mission: Report of overdue snowboarder who had separated from his snowboarding companion shortly after leaving the boundary of the Cypress Bowl Ski Area. Operational Period 1 NSR was contacted by Cypress Resorts and West Vancouver Police […]

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  • On January 31, 2016 at approximately 16:30, NSR received a call from BC Ambulance for a young male snowshoer in medical distress at the top of Black Mountain. This individual had been snowshoeing on the marked Black Mountain loop trail when he collapsed. Cypress Ski Patrol members were quick to jump into action responding to […]

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  • On Friday morning, after completing a media event introducing a new piece of life-saving equipment, we received a very special visit from Rick Robinson. Rick was dropping off a picture he had taken and had framed, to thank us for assisting in saving his life late last year. Rick took this photo of Crown Mountain, […]

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  • Thanks to a very generous donation from TB Vets, North Shore Rescue has been able to purchase three Oxylator resuscitation devices. The Oxylator is an oxygen driven resuscitator which, without operator input, can deliver oxygen to a patient during a resuscitation effort (CPR). By itself, or in combination with the Autopulse automatic CPR device, this […]

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  • Call Location: Saint Marks Area, near the Cypress Bowl Ski Resort Latitude: 49 25.260 Longitude: 123 12.460 Date: January 9, 2016 Call Time: 17:00 – 23:50 (6 Hours 50 Min) Short Synopsis: West Vancouver Police received a call from a party of 7 hikers who were stranded after darkness fell. The party had hiked to […]

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