Public Safety'S ARCHIVE

  • 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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  • This post was in response to the following Georgia Straight article, titled “Hikers urged to post #TrailheadSelfie to aid search-and-rescue efforts.” We DO NOT agree with the TrailHead Selfie being advocated in relation to sharing trip plans with others. While it is an interesting concept, it should fall very far down the continuum of things to do to […]

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  • NSR was about to conduct flights into the Hanes Valley but had to change plans to rescue two individuals who were searching for Liang Jin. Liang has been missing since Dec 31st. These two individuals (friends of Liang’s) were in terrain that was dangerous and they were not prepared for the conditions. They were putting […]

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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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  • Update from Metro Vancouver Update: 5:30 p.m., Monday, December 8, 2014 Conditions in the Seymour River and at the rockslide are considered stable at this point. The slide occurred at approximately 5:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, and comprised some 30 – 50,000 cubic metres of rock. Several very large boulders, including one the size of […]

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