Search and Rescue

Be safe while using the outdoors for social distancing, B.C. search and rescue group urges

Provides list of recommendations so you can come home safe

 

Fernie SAR rope rescue team tackles high angle training

The Rope Rescue Team practiced rescues on challenging terrain to prepare for emergencies

 

RCMP say search for missing snowmobiler in B.C. now a recovery operation

Police say the missing man’s snowmobile was recovered

 

Search and Rescue responds to skiers in distress

Three skiers were stuck on Mongolia Ridge on Sunday afternoon

Man describes being ‘clobbered’ by mudslide up rural Hope road

Tim Helmer woke to his car spinning in the dark, with debris and water flowing over windshield

One sledder found deceased after SAR activation

Fernie Search and Rescue was activated twice on January 31

Calgary man dies in snowmobiling incident near Revelstoke

Boulder Mountain is a popular snowmobiling area west of the city

Fernie SAR responds to injured skier

Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) was activated on January 27 after receiving…

New plane for Air Search and Rescue Association

The new Cessna 182 will also be used for Angel Flight services

Two weekend rescues for Fernie SAR

Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) was activated twice this past weekend to…

Four stranded by surging seas on a rock off Tofino

Rescue chopper lifts a walker and three boogie boarders to safety after two hours at Long Beach

Crews rescue fisherman pulled under water by gear off northern B.C. coast

Port authority, RCM-SAR 64 and Coast Guard vessels responded to the mayday call to save a life

Snow still a factor in some B.C. mountains, warns search and rescue

Hiking in light summer clothing, without proper footwear or any survival gear is not recommended