North Shore Rescue'S ARCHIVE

  • Tom Billings (Age 22) was last seen in Vancouver November 25, and was expected back in England December 7th. The Vancouver Police and North Shore Rescue investigated and launched an extensive search of the Lynn Headwaters and Grouse area. Computer evidence and credible tip from two people place Billings in the Lynn Headwaters/Grouse on the […]

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  • On July 3, North Shore Rescue was activated by BC Ambulance for an injured male hiker somewhere near Norvan Falls. He had become separated from his group and sustained a fall which resulted in immobilizing injuries. Luckily he was able to use his cell phone to call 911. This area can be described as patchy […]

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  • On June 26, NSR was activated by North Vancouver RCMP for a missing 53 year old male Australian tourist who had become separated from his wife while hiking in Lynn Canyon. The information provided by the wife indicated a strong possibility of a fall into the canyon. Having no cell phone or other means of […]

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  • On Thursday June 26, NSR responded to Ridge Meadows SAR for a mutual aid tasking in the Gold Creek search. The previous day a 23 year old female fell into the creek and was swept away. After extensive search efforts by Ridge Meadows SAR and Fire, additional support was called in from surrounding teams. NSR […]

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  • This weekend NSR conducted two search and rescue operations that resulted in successful finds, although both posed a very real possibility of a tragic outcome. Below is a brief task description of each call. Saturday June 7, 2014 – Grouse Mountain Search On Saturday two tourists staying at a hostel in downtown Vancouver took the […]

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