SAR'S ARCHIVE

  •   Yesterday I phoned Mike Danks, our Team Leader, and asked Mike what the hell was going on. Is our position now that we are looking to get paid? Are we looking to have a different funding model? Shouldn’t we discuss this first? Aren’t other SAR teams going to be pissed at us for going […]

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  • Inevitably as the media coverage of our rescues increase the cries for “Charge that idiot!” increase. On the surface this seems like a good solution – it would deter people from getting lost, and help fund SAR. Like most things – it is not quite so simple and the knee jerk reaction of charging people […]

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  • 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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  • Tom Billings is still missing and his family is calling on the public for assistance.   We are hoping someone may have seen Tom hiking on the North Shore. In addition, we are looking for the owner of a sleeping bag found at the Elsay Lake shelter.   More info from Global – http://globalnews.ca/video/1028006/private-search-conducted-for-missing-tourist

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  • Last night NSR was paged out to assist a hiker stranded on the Badel Powell trail in the dark.   Rescue of the female hiker and her dog Fluffy was completed quickly. Micro spikes were required for rescuers and subject for the frozen BP trail system. Be aware that all other trails on the North […]

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