Grouse Mountain'S ARCHIVE

  • On Friday morning, after completing a media event introducing a new piece of life-saving equipment, we received a very special visit from Rick Robinson. Rick was dropping off a picture he had taken and had framed, to thank us for assisting in saving his life late last year. Rick took this photo of Crown Mountain, […]

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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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  •   Please note the below trail closures due to the rock slide. Bottletop, Twin Bridge, Riverside – Twin Bridge on Fisherman’s Trail are closed indefinitely. Closures are also currently in place at Hyannis Point and Incline that will likely be scaled back as we get through the rest of the next couple bouts of weather. […]

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  • NSR was contacted by the RCMP Sunday afternoon to help locate and evacuate a mountain biker who had gotten lost and was in a steep gulley. He had slid down into the gulley but was uninjured. Thankfully he not only had cell coverage to call out, but also had a Garmin GPS unit he used […]

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  • Yesterday afternoon NSR SAR Managers received a call from North Vancouver RCMP about a stranded hiker on the front side of Grouse Mountain. After a brief conversation with the subject, managers were able to get his approximate GPS location. The subject, originally heading up the skyline trail, had become lost and ended up in a […]

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