Crown Mtn'S ARCHIVE

  • On Wednesday morning two climbers, husband and wife, set out from Lynn Headwaters to complete the Widow Maker climbing route, near Crown Mountain.  In this case, they had done the right thing and left a trip plan at home which indicated they planned to return by Wednesday evening. When they had not returned Thursday morning, the […]

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  • This has been another busy weekend for NSR with a Saturday Double Feature yesterday, and an encore this evening. Tonight at approximately 20:02, North Shore Rescue was activated by the Emergency Coordination Centre for a hiker in distress near the summit of Crown Mountain. Upon further investigation by NSR SAR managers, it was determined that […]

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  • Last night shortly after wrapping up our second Crown Mountain Medical Rescue for the weekend, at about 20:00, NSR was activated by Vancouver Police & RCMP for 2 overdue climbers suspected to be on Crown Mountain. During the rescue earlier in the day, the subject had noted that he saw these two climbers beforehand. After […]

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  • On Sunday March 1, 2015, at 15:00 NSR was activated by BC Ambulance Service for a injured hiker in the vicinity of Crown Mountain. This was our second call to Crown in two days. The 67 year old male subject had sustained a lower leg injury and was not able hike out. With deteriorating weather […]

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  • Yesterday at 14:00 North Shore Rescue was activated by the British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS) for a injured hiker on Crown Mountain, near Grouse Mountain. Initial information indicated a 20-30 foot fall, with a adult male subject stuck between a tree and rock ledge over a steep drop. With unknown injuries a multi pronged response […]

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