Kamloops Search and Rescue

Kamloops Search and Rescue is a volunteer search and rescue team with a wide variety of skills providing an important life-saving service to the public, 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

KSAR is called out for tasks to assist the RCMP, BC Ambulance Service and BC Coroners Office as well as providing assistance during events such as wildfires or floods. KSAR assists with alerts and evacuations under the BC Provincial Emergency Program.

KSAR members are dedicated individuals who respond to calls in all conditions throughout the year to serve the public and regularly assist in promoting education to the public in outdoor safety.

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Current number of volunteers
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Hours on task
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Number of tasks last year
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Operational periods

KSAR in the news

BC Search and Rescue Association releases new hike specific videos
BC Search and Rescue Association releases new hike specific videos
April 26, 2022
The BC Search and Rescue Association is releasing a series of videos highlighting the riskiest trails in the province. The Stawamus Chief Trail video is available now with an additional ten...
KSAR’s rope rescue team April training
KSAR’s rope rescue team April training
April 6, 2022
Rope rescue members had a great practice learning new skills and sharpening old skills on a nice April Sunday. Wildland rope rescue is one of our specialized discipline teams and it takes a ...
Kamloops Search and Rescue reflects on a record year
Kamloops Search and Rescue reflects on a record year
April 6, 2021
-- Kamloops This Week -- Kamloops Search and Rescue secretary Cat Lapointe said 50 search and rescue incidents occurred locally in 2020, the most ever recorded in one year. Read the fu...

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