Helicopter Flight Rescue System'S ARCHIVE

  • This last April members of North Shore Rescue’s Human External Cargo* (“HEC”) team attended their annual recertification in the Pemberton Valley along with Talon Helicopters, our team’s primary air carrier.  Although members of the HEC team train much more than annually, the team puts on this workshop to ensure that all team members are current […]

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  • North Shore Rescue has a pre-plan referred to as our “Code Alpha” Avalanche Response plan. This plan is put into motion when NSR receives a tasking for a known or suspected burial of a person (or persons) in an Avalanche. This pre-plan rapidly brings together professionals with expertise in  avalanche rescue, avalanche forecasting, avalanche control, […]

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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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