Training'S ARCHIVE

  • On Saturday, April 26th NSR conducted its annual Snowman IV drill. Completed drill objectives: Establishing command at Cypress SAR Delorme tracking practice Land based response to Code Alpha (multiple avalanche victims) Effective triage, treatment, packaging and evacuation of all subjects Hover entry and exit / HETS awareness training Re-certification of HETS members using tandem evolutions […]

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  • On Sunday November 10th, NSR conducted its annual heli-ops training day. The day covered an extended format to include HETS Awareness training as well as Hover Entry/Exit, patient loading, and 300′ long line certification.   The training was conducted at NSR’s Bone Creek SAR station near Rice Lake Gate. RCMP, Metro Vancouver, BCAS and Transport […]

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  • Tonight members participated in swift water rescue training. This training was led by the teams Kayak rescue members. Highly skilled kayak rescue members entered the water and took runs to allow members an opportunity to practice the skill in a live setting.  Through a combo of lecture and hands on practice, the session achieved the following […]

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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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