North Shore Rescue'S ARCHIVE

  • After our record breaking number of calls in August – 28 calls, we were hoping September might slow down. Not so – September long weekend brought in a record 9 calls. After that we thought it would slow down. Again nope – starting Sunday we have been on calls Sunday, Sunday night, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, […]

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  • Environment Canada has issued a rainfall warning for Metro Vancouver, with the most significant rainfall occurring on the North Shore. This along with forecasted heavy winds means we are in for a wet and blustery couple days. What does this mean for hikers and other trail users? It means that creeks are going to be […]

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  • 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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  • Come celebrate with NSR! NSR would like to invite you to our Public Open House on Sunday September 13 – celebrating North Shore Rescue’s 50 years of service and 50 years of amazing community support.   Location: City of North Vancouver Works Yard and North Shore Rescue’s Operation Center. Address: 61 Bewicke Avenue. North Vancouver Start […]

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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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