Author Archives John Blown

  • We get this question on a fairly regular basis, and so we thought we would write a blog post in an attempt to answer it. During the winter months, avalanche danger fluctuates from high to low, and outdoor recreationists wonder what is a safe day trip and what is not. The 3 factors that contribute […]

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  • Social media as a tool for Search and Rescue (SAR) has become increasingly valuable. SAR teams can communicate with the public and media via their social channels to provide information and updates. Social media is being used to garner tips from the public to aid in searching for lost persons and has helped North Shore […]

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  • Outdoor Project and Deep Cove Brewery, in support of North Shore Rescue, are excited to present RescueFest Block Party!! When:  Saturday, June 24, 2pm-10pm Where: Deep Cove Brewery – 2270 Dollarton Highway, North Vancouver – vendors, beer garden etc. will be outside and under tents. What: RescueFest Block Party will fill your day with outdoor adventure […]

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  • NSR and WVPD are asking for the public’s help. Roy Lee and Chun Lam went snowshoeing on Christmas Day near Cypress Bowl and have not been seen since.  An extensive search of the area provided no additional clues as to their whereabouts. As the snow melts this spring we are asking that the public keep […]

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  • We often get people commenting – “Oh rescuing another #$^&* out of bounds?”  Only 3% of our calls are actually “out-of-bounds” skiers or snowboarders, the rest are using the backcountry responsibly, but just make a mistake or get injured. So what’s the difference?   Out-of-Bounds No trip planning – planned to ski at the ski hill […]

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