North Shore Search and Rescue

Veteran Search And Rescue Leader Dies

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Tim Jones, the veteran leader of North Shore Rescue (NSR), died suddenly on Sunday evening on Mount Seymour, one of the mountains where he led countle...

Search Called Off For Missing U.K. Tourist

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The search for Tom Billings, a U.K. tourist who has been missing since Nov. 25, 2013, has been called off. North Shore Search and Rescue (SAR) carr...

Hikers Rescued In 'Heinous' Conditions

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. - When veteran backcountry experts describe conditions as "heinous," the average weekend hiker probably wants to stay well clear...

3 Important Hiking Tips

CBC | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Travel

North Shore Search and Rescue says hikers make three common mistakes on the trail, and those mistakes often lead to SAR crews being called in to help....

Hikers Rescued En Route To Grouse Mountain

CBC | Posted 06.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Six hikers were airlifted to safety after they took a wrong turn en route to Grouse Mountain on Tuesday. The hikers, all in their early 2...

Cypress Skier Rescued

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - A lost skier who called 911 from a gully on Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver has been rescued just as the forecast calls for ...

Rescued B.C. Snowshoer Hospitalized

CBC | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A 51-year-old man is in hospital with very serious injuries after he was rescued in Vancouver’s North Shore back country around 3 a.m. PT Sunday. ...

Another Risky Snowboarder Rescue

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada British Columbia

For the second time in a week, B.C. search crews had to rescue a stranded snowboarder who went out of bounds near Cypress Mountain. West Vancouver ...

Mountain Dog Missing.. On Mountain

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.08.2012 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - Dec. 8, 2012: A helicopter spotted Ohly and brought him off the mountain to be reunited with his family. Other than being dehydrated, the dog...