Author Archives John Blown

  • For members who were not on the team in 1996, we had a hardcore rescue just above the Elsay Lake Trail (above Gopher Lake). A young boy scout named Phillp Gander fell almost 1000 feet down the gully system between 1st and 2nd Peak on Seymour. He was an unconscious head injured patient who was […]

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  • Dog found alive after a month lost on Mt. SeymourOwner never gave up hope of finding AnikiJames Weldon, North Shore NewsPublished: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 A Vancouver man and his beloved dog were reunited Saturday after the canine spent nearly a month lost and alone in the North Shore wilderness.The reunion was made possible by […]

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  • Hiking accident prompts warnings on SeymourKelly Sinoski, Vancouver Sun Published: Monday, July 02, 2007 North Shore rescue officials are warning hikers to be properly equipped when scaling the snow-laden Mount Seymour this summer after a 17-year-old Ontario youth slid into a crevasse over the long weekend and had to be air-lifted off the mountain. The […]

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  • NSR recently had our AGM. The Executive Team was voted in and new members were brought on. Congrats to new members Mike Lavigne and Curtis Jones! Left: Keeping it in the family – two generations of North Shore Rescue. Tim Jones with son Curtis, Allan Danks with son Mike, and Karl Winter with son Greg.

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  • NSR Assists with Rescue in Ladysmith this week. Unfortunately the Gov’t Cormorant Helicopters have a massive downwash that makes mountain rescues somewhat treacherous. The smaller A-Star Choppers from the commercial operation Talon Helicopters work very well in these conditions. Here is an article covering the event. Two rescued from Holland Creek TrailBy Rebecca Aldous3:56:29PM, Jun […]

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