Author Archives John Blown

  • I’ve debated whether or not to comment on this on the blog, but I thought I should put it out there. Over the last few months NSR has experienced theft and vandalism to members and team equipment in a number of separate incidences. In certain cases, I am sure people do not know that they […]

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  • Last night’s training was a rescue scenario set near the Grouse Grind. The subject was unconscious located above a small cliff. I had the pleasure of hauling our dummy up to the spot on my back from the Baden Powell trail to help set up the scenario. Once set up I returned to the Grouse […]

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  • I have been away, hence a delay in posting. Prior to leaving we had a search for a missing female hiker on Seymour. She was found quite quickly with the assistance of the RCMP and their dog. Tonight’s training is medical evacuation training in a time compressed call. We will be using the SKED stretcher, […]

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  • Last week we went on an orientation hike up Mt. Seymour. It was a beautiful night, and I was glad to get outside. We traveled along the main trail up the West side of Seymour to the Suicide Gully access points – where many skiiers, snowboarder, hikers, and snowshoers end up. It starts out very […]

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  • We were paged out last night at 0:40 for a search on Cypress. NSR and West Vancouver Police located him at approximately 03:30 hours. Unfortunately it was a sad end to the search, and the worst possible outcome for his family. Our condolences to the family.

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