Search and Rescue'S ARCHIVE

  • NSR was contacted yesterday afternoon by the RCMP regarding a missing 3 year old male in the Sherwood Park area. NSR was advised that the boy had been separated from his mother for 45 minutes. RCMP flooded the area with officers and searched the area in close proximity to his PLS (point last seen). NSR […]

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  • NSR was contacted by the RCMP Sunday afternoon to help locate and evacuate a mountain biker who had gotten lost and was in a steep gulley. He had slid down into the gulley but was uninjured. Thankfully he not only had cell coverage to call out, but also had a Garmin GPS unit he used […]

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  • Please see the heartfelt thank you from Martin and Laura Billings below: Tom, our beloved son, disappeared on 25 November 2013. We are utterly devastated and miss him so badly. The efforts made by North Shore Rescue to locate Tom in the backcountry have been one of the things that has kept us going. First […]

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  • Yesterday afternoon NSR SAR Managers received a call from North Vancouver RCMP about a stranded hiker on the front side of Grouse Mountain. After a brief conversation with the subject, managers were able to get his approximate GPS location. The subject, originally heading up the skyline trail, had become lost and ended up in a […]

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  • On Monday night NSR was activated by West Vancouver Police for two missing hikers near Cypress Mountain. The two hikers (visitors to Vancouver) were traveling with a larger group when they got separated and lost the trail. When the larger group reached the parking lot, they realized they were missing the two and called police. […]

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