Search and Rescue'S ARCHIVE

  • In the past few days, a pivotal member of North Shore Rescue received a diagnosis of aggressive, hard to treat cancer after the discovery of a tumour near his liver. It is currently inoperable, and without removal, will be fatal. That said, however, his medical team is starting him on a round of chemotherapy to […]

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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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  • Sunset was 8:18 pm last night, by August 31st it will be 7:58 pm. Even then, that doesn’t mean it isn’t dark in the trees much earlier.  As we head into the fall, darkness has a tendency of creeping up on unwary and under-prepared hikers, resulting in the need for rescue. Last night, three hikers […]

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  • On Wednesday morning two climbers, husband and wife, set out from Lynn Headwaters to complete the Widow Maker climbing route, near Crown Mountain.  In this case, they had done the right thing and left a trip plan at home which indicated they planned to return by Wednesday evening. When they had not returned Thursday morning, the […]

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