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  • Recently Tim O`Hearn, map maker at Trail Ventures BC, met with NSR to donate 26 copies of their new second edition North Shore trail map. This map is exactly the type that we recommend people buy and learn how to use with their compass. It is waterproof and durable and has the latest trail changes […]

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  • Come celebrate with NSR! NSR would like to invite you to our Public Open House on Sunday September 13 – celebrating North Shore Rescue’s 50 years of service and 50 years of amazing community support.   Location: City of North Vancouver Works Yard and North Shore Rescue’s Operation Center. Address: 61 Bewicke Avenue. North Vancouver Start […]

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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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  • This weekend NSR conducted two search and rescue operations that resulted in successful finds, although both posed a very real possibility of a tragic outcome. Below is a brief task description of each call. Saturday June 7, 2014 – Grouse Mountain Search On Saturday two tourists staying at a hostel in downtown Vancouver took the […]

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  • On Saturday NSR was proud to participate in the Tim Jones Ride for Rescue put on by the Rotary Club. Many supporters of our team from the community took to their bikes to venture up Cypress Mountain. NSR had members both participate in the race and provide medical support to the riders. This year, funds donated […]

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