Operations'S ARCHIVE

  • 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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  • The stars aligned yesterday for a 61 year old solo hiker on Mount Seymour. While traversing the North aspect of Tim Jones peak, the subject slipped and took a significant 60 foot fall off of the trail. Luckily, a number of hikers who were on the peak of Seymour, noticed him (60 feet down a […]

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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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  • This afternoon NSR was activated by North Vancouver RCMP for a injured hiker on the front side of Grouse Mountain. After a brief investigation it was determined the subject was West of the tram lines in a deep drainage of Grouse Creek. As such the NSR helicopter rescue team, and ground teams were immediately dispatched […]

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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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