Rescue'S ARCHIVE

  • This last week has been a busy one for NSR! On Wednesday February 15th, NSR was tasked by the North Vancouver RCMP to search for despondent male in the Lynn Canyon, Lynn Headwaters and Grouse area.  For due diligence purposes, NSR members were accompanied by members from the RCMP. Amongst the RCMP members assisting were 4 […]

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  • At approximately 15:45 NSR received a call for a stranded out-of-bounds snowboarder in a steep cliff area on Mount Seymour. Having attended the ceremony for Dave Brolin, an RCMP pilot that worked a lot with NSR who recently lost his life in the line of duty, members were picked up via helicopter in Surrey and […]

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  • On Saturday evening North Shore Rescue was called out to assist a man missing for 10 days . The man was spotted by an off-duty North Shore Rescue volunteer in the Hanes Valley area. Due to fading light NSR elected to wait until morning to airlift him out. Rescuers hiked in and provided medical assistance to […]

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  • Province article on the rescue of one our own a few years ago. http://www.theprovince.com/news/That+others+live+Dangerous+drop+into+remote+mountain+crevasse/5332442/story.html?cid=megadrop_story A huge thank you to the SAR Techs and 442 Squadron for completing this dangerous rescue. Unfortunately Johannes did not survive (there was nothing the SAR Techs could have done). NSR will always be grateful for their efforts.    

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  •   August 22, 2011 at 10:30 AM, Coquitlam SAR received a call from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Comox, to let them know that a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) had been activated by a group of 3 hikers on the fools gold trail just above Pitt Lake. With no information beyond the route and the […]

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