SAR'S ARCHIVE

  • Friday evening NSR was paged out to search for a missing teen snowboarder on Grouse Mountain. The teen was located by an NSR member, however, he was in cardiac arrest. CPR was performed for 30 minutes but unfortunately he was not able to be revived. Our sincere condolences to this young person’s family and friends. […]

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  • Two hikers were rescued last night after becoming disoriented on the Baden Powell trail. They were found on the BCMC trail by the old cabin site. News 1130 story… http://www.news1130.com/2013/10/14/hikers-lost-on-north-shore-mountains-found/

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  • On the afternoon of May 7, 2012 the BC Ambulance Service and West Vancouver Fire Rescue (WVFR) responded to a call for a mountain biker on Cypress Mountain. Upon arriving on scene, the individual was found to have tragically succumbed to injuries sustained in the accident. The less glamorous  side of SAR is that we […]

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  • On Saturday May 6, 2012, NSR members attended an orientation session with the CH-149 Cormorant SAR helicopter. This aircraft is operated by the Canadian Air Force and is attached to 442 Search and Rescue Squadron out of Comox, BC. While their mandate is for maritime and aeronautical rescue, they can be tasked through the Joint […]

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  • April 14, 2012 – Snowman II As can be seen in the earlier post on Snowman 2 here, the original plan was to have the helicopter rescue team come on scene during the scenario and begin to evacuate victims via helicopter longline. However, due to weather at the site, this was not an option and […]

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