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  • From the Vancouver Sun: Chris Morley knows he owes his life to search and rescue volunteers, especially the two men who first appeared as “visions of light” during his first frigid night on Mount Seymour.Morley, the snowshoer who survived a three-day and two-night ordeal in the backcountry last week after tumbling more than 200 metres […]

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  • Globe and Mail Stranded atop B.C. mountain, hikers ‘made some errors’Couple risked hypothermia on snowy start to new year, JANE ARMSTRONG writesJANE ARMSTRONG VANCOUVER — Darkness was falling and the wind and snow were so fierce that rescuers attempting to save two stranded hikers from a treacherous Vancouver mountain peak could scarcely hear the instructions […]

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  • December 17, 2006 Letters to the EditorNorth Shore NewsNorth Vancouver, B.C. Dear Editor:Re. North Shore and Lions Bay Search and Rescue On Sunday November 5, 2006 at 5 pm a parent’s worst nightmare occurred as our teenage son, a friend, and their dogs became lost while hiking to the Lions from Lions Bay. Their cell […]

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  • Training Tuesday night was Avalanche Beacon training. We met at the Nordic area of Cypress Mountain and practiced finding buried beacons in the snow. Good practice for the snow season. I know that I feel better hiking through snow filled gullies and avi chutes with the knowledge that my fellow members can find me in […]

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  • I missed training last Tuesday – Hypothermia treatment – mainly due to exhaustion from the Wilderness First Aid course, and the 18 hours of searching. I figured between the course, and treating hypothermia patients in the field, in the two days prior to training, I could take Tuesday off to recover. Tomorrow we have “AED […]

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