Search and Rescue

A man was long-lined out of Golden Ears Provincial Park on Saturday, July 3. (Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue/Facebook)

Ridge Meadows SAR helps rescue paraglider stuck in tree on Fraser Valley mountain

Members from four Search and Rescue teams helped in the rescue – including Mission and Chilliwack

 

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers, Popkum firefighters, medics and an off-duty nurse assisted in saving the life of a woman during a medical emergency on the Bridal Falls trail. (Photo/KHSAR)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue assisted in life-saving Bridal Falls rescue

KHSAR reminds the public that their services come at no charge

 

(Special to The News)

Avalanche injures three hikers in Golden Ears park

Maple Ridge trio airlifted to safety after ice cave calamity

 

A search and rescue crew member searches in the water. (Special to The News)

Person killed after being swept down Widgeon Falls

Search and Rescue teams recovered victim on Monday

A search and rescue crew member searches in the water. (Special to The News)
There is an emergency shelter near the Golden Ears peaks. (Facebook/Special to The News)

Hiker fogged in on Golden Ears, spends 2 nights

Talon Helicopters, Ridge Meadows Search and Rescue bring him home Monday

There is an emergency shelter near the Golden Ears peaks. (Facebook/Special to The News)
A hiker is transported from the Hicks Lake area with minor injuries after Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers assisted them on Monday, May 31. KHSAR volunteers have handled more than 30 calls so far in 2021. (Photo/KHSAR)

Kent-Harrison Search and rescue aids injured hiker, off-roaders

The volunteer organization has handled more than 30 calls so far this year

A hiker is transported from the Hicks Lake area with minor injuries after Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue volunteers assisted them on Monday, May 31. KHSAR volunteers have handled more than 30 calls so far in 2021. (Photo/KHSAR)
The Harrison Osprey, KHSAR’s rescue vessel. (Dave Harder photo)
The Harrison Osprey, KHSAR’s rescue vessel. (Dave Harder photo)

Quiet Victoria Day weekend for Search and Rescue

One call came to KHSAR, stood down while en route

The Harrison Osprey, KHSAR’s rescue vessel. (Dave Harder photo)
The Harrison Osprey, KHSAR’s rescue vessel. (Dave Harder photo)
Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue assisted an injured hiker who was only accessible by water in the Deer Lake area earlier this month. B.C. Ambulance Services and park rangers assisted. (Photos/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)

Local Search and Rescue delivers safety information

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue members will be at the Harrison Lake boat launch Friday, Saturday

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue assisted an injured hiker who was only accessible by water in the Deer Lake area earlier this month. B.C. Ambulance Services and park rangers assisted. (Photos/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)
Talon Helicopters searched in the darkness using night vision equipment. (Special to The NEWS)
Talon Helicopters searched in the darkness using night vision equipment. (Special to The NEWS)
A vehicle crashed off the embankment of Harrison West Forest Service Road. Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue technicians were able to rescue the occupant using a rescue rope rig. This was one of several calls fielded by KHSAR this past weekend. (Photo/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)

Busy weekend for Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue

One injured hiker flow to Abbotsford Airport from steep gully

A vehicle crashed off the embankment of Harrison West Forest Service Road. Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue technicians were able to rescue the occupant using a rescue rope rig. This was one of several calls fielded by KHSAR this past weekend. (Photo/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)
RCMP and search and rescue teams experienced a record-setting number of calls last summer and hope people will be better prepared heading outdoors in 2021. (RCMP photo)

RCMP and search and rescue teams ask public to plan ahead before an outdoor adventure

A lack of planning can get a person stuck in a dicey situation in the back-country

RCMP and search and rescue teams experienced a record-setting number of calls last summer and hope people will be better prepared heading outdoors in 2021. (RCMP photo)
Arrowsmith Search and Rescue manager Ken Neden, as he goes over the events of the Qualicum Falls river rescue on Dec. 12, 2020, for a United Kingdom television program “Unbelievable Moments Caught on Camera’. (Mandy Moraes photo)

TV show spreading news of daring B.C. river rescue across the world

Arrowsmith SAR trio share their accounts for ‘Unbelievable Moments Caught on Camera’

Arrowsmith Search and Rescue manager Ken Neden, as he goes over the events of the Qualicum Falls river rescue on Dec. 12, 2020, for a United Kingdom television program “Unbelievable Moments Caught on Camera’. (Mandy Moraes photo)
What3words was first created in the U.K. in 2013 and is credited to saving the lives of outdoor enthusiasts around the world. (Contributed)

‘This is a life saving tool’: App helps paramedics find capsized canoeists near Revelstoke

What3words pinpoints the person’s phone location to a three-meter range

What3words was first created in the U.K. in 2013 and is credited to saving the lives of outdoor enthusiasts around the world. (Contributed)
Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue workers and emergency personnel set up a command centre on Friday evening. It took KHSAR to find a lost hiker who veered off-course near Campbell Lake west of Harrison Hot Springs, finding them about 380 metres off-trai and escorted them safely to the trailhead. (Photo/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue guides lost hiker home

Hiker ended up almost 400 metres off-course as darkness fell on May 7

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue workers and emergency personnel set up a command centre on Friday evening. It took KHSAR to find a lost hiker who veered off-course near Campbell Lake west of Harrison Hot Springs, finding them about 380 metres off-trai and escorted them safely to the trailhead. (Photo/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)
Parks Canada and Tla-o-qui-aht public works dig the washed up Princess M out from sand along the south shore of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. (Nora O’Malley photo)

Rescue attempt costs man his boat off Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Coast Guard response questioned after volunteer responder’s speedboat capsizes in heavy swells

Parks Canada and Tla-o-qui-aht public works dig the washed up Princess M out from sand along the south shore of the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. (Nora O’Malley photo)
Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue workers prepare to assist an injured hiker in the Deer Lake area (Photos/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue help injured hiker in Deer Lake area

Hiker only accessible by water, rescued by Sea-Doo

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue workers prepare to assist an injured hiker in the Deer Lake area (Photos/Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue)
Chilliwack Search and Rescue volunteers say that a call on April 17 on Vedder Mountain was affected by bikers who rode through the rescue site, throwing rocks onto members and the patient. (Chilliwack Search and Rescue image)

Chilliwack Search and Rescue team, and patient, sprayed with rocks and dirt during rescue

Volunteer crew speaks out after riders on Vedder Mountain show no courtesy at accident scene

Chilliwack Search and Rescue volunteers say that a call on April 17 on Vedder Mountain was affected by bikers who rode through the rescue site, throwing rocks onto members and the patient. (Chilliwack Search and Rescue image)
Maple Ridge Fire and Rescue were conducting training operations at Gold Creek Falls when a firefighter broke their leg. (Eileen Robinson photo - Special to The News)

Firefighter suffers broken leg during swift water rescue practice in Golden Ears park

A training exercise at Maple Ridge waterfall on Wedesday results in mishap

Maple Ridge Fire and Rescue were conducting training operations at Gold Creek Falls when a firefighter broke their leg. (Eileen Robinson photo - Special to The News)
Kent Harrison Search and Rescue helped rescue two people after an ATV rolled over near Clear Creek Hot Springs on Saturday, March 27. (Submitted photo)

Kent Harrison Search and Rescue crew assists after ATV rollover

Two rescued following rollover accident near popular Clear Creek Hot Springs site

Kent Harrison Search and Rescue helped rescue two people after an ATV rolled over near Clear Creek Hot Springs on Saturday, March 27. (Submitted photo)
Search and rescue members were combing an area of Walnut Grove Saturday morning. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Update: Search and rescue hunting for missing teen in Langley

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Search and rescue members were combing an area of Walnut Grove Saturday morning. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)