Training'S ARCHIVE

  • Last Saturday we completed our Members in Training (MIT) exam on Seymour. The 3 MIT’s had to complete a number of stations demonstrating their proficiency in a number of areas including – RappellingAscending a rope using prussiksAnchor selection and creationKnotsStretcher RiggingRope Rescue 3 to 1 systemTandem Prussik belayAvalanche Beacon SearchFirst Aid/Hypothermia TreatmentShelter BuildingMap and Compass […]

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  • We started off last night with training, equipment maintenance, and reviewing some video of Hannes’ accident site. I will leave this for another discussion as there were some interesting points about the type of snowpack that is present this year. Nearing the end of training we received a call from a missing backcountry snowboarder on […]

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  • NS Outlook article discussing HFRS and NSR’s succession plan by Kelly McManus – http://www.bclocalnews.com/greater_vancouver/northshoreoutlook/news/43111137.html

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  • I have created a NSR Flickr account and uploaded a number of photos including pictures from last weeks HFRS course and drill. http://www.flickr.com/photos/northshorerescue/

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  • Helicopter Flight Rescue System (HFRS) Training – Sunday January 27th, 2008 On Sunday January 27th, 2008 North Shore Rescue team members participated in a skills workshop practicing pickoffs from steep snow slopes using HFRS. Team members arrived at Mount Seymour parking lot at 0800 and headed to the preselected exercise location. Upon arrival, NSR members […]

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