Cypress Mountain'S ARCHIVE

  • On the afternoon of Sunday Dec 11, NSR was activated to search for two skiers who had gone out of bounds and became lost. Cypress Ski Patrol was able to locate their tracks going into Tony Baker Gully. The skiers initially indicated they were on Black Mountain, on the other side of Cypress Bowl. NSR […]

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  • Date: Feb 13/14, 2016 Location: Mount Strachan / Top of Sky Chair (Cypress Resorts) Activation: NSR was activated by West Vancouver Police at 20:00 on Saturday Evening Number of Members Involved: 20 Short Description: A snowshoer and his dog went for a hike out the Howe Sound Crest Trail, with an ascent to Mount Strachan […]

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  • UPDATE: Subject and his dog were able to make their own way out this morning. Both are in good condition. The subject was well prepared and able to care for himself overnight. A true testament to carrying the ten essentials.  North Shore Rescue is currently searching for a missing snowshoer and his dog on Cypress. The snowshoer […]

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  • 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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