Search & Rescue Archive

16 May 2016

2015 Search & Rescue Swift Water Rescue Technician – Chilliwack

Video of recent swift water course in Chilliwack.
5 Nov 2013

Ground Search Team Leader Course – JIBC – Maple Ridge 2013

This past weekend I had the pleasure of completing the Ground Search Team Leader course as put on by the Justice Institute of British Columbia. Many thanks to Ridge Meadows Search & Rescue for providing their facility
29 Oct 2013

Rope Rescue Team Member Course – JIBC – Squamish 2013

This past weekend I successfully passed my Rope Rescue Team Member course in Squamish through the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC). As a member of Coquitlam Search & Rescue I am continually practising all the skills
26 Aug 2013

Rope Rescue Training on Sumas Mountain Regional Park, Abbotsford

Today I attended the second Regional Rope Rescue Training Workshops at Sumas Mountain in Abbotsford, BC, Canada. I missed the first workshop but heard it was excellent so I made sure to get organized and cancel my previous
10 Aug 2013

The 10 Essentials

As a Search & Rescue member I can say that most people who get into trouble in the back country do so as a result of a few bad decisions. These actions often appear small or even
30 Jul 2013

CPR Made Easy with Vinnie

I’m a huge fan of Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels so when Vinnie Jones is in it, I pay attention. When Vinnie started making CPR videos I couldn’t help but watch. Of course there is some
17 Jul 2013

What’s in your SAR Pack?

I have been an active member in Coquitlam Search & Rescue for over 4 years now and over that time I have tweaked what my pack contains more times than I can imagine. I have two main