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 videos being released over the next four weeks. All the videos can be viewed on the AdventureSmart YouTube channel.
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 lot of practice to stay sharp and ready to deploy at any time.
-- 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 full story here. Source: Kamloops Search and Rescue reflects on a record year | Kamloops This Week Image Credit: Kamloops This Week
-- InfoTel -- Kamloops, Okanagan search and rescue teams prepare for busy backcountry season Read the full story here. Source: https://infotel.ca/newsitem/kamloops-okanagan-search-and-rescue-teams-prepare-for-busy-backcountry-season/it78439 Image Credit: Jeremy Markel/KSAR
-- InfoTel -- New documentary features Kamloops search and rescue dogs Read the full story here. Source: https://infotel.ca/newsitem/in-video-new-documentary-features-kamloops-search-and-rescue-dogs/it78077 Image Credit: 3 Stones Productions
--CBC Kamloops -- Search and rescue volunteer finds training her own search dog a rewarding experience Read the full story here. Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/kamloops-search-and-rescue-dog-1.5749224 Image credit: KSAR
-- Vancouver Sun -- Camaraderie, great outdoors and a job well done draw volunteers to B.C. search and rescue teams. Read the full story here. Source: https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/a-busy-day-in-the-life-of-search-and-rescue-personnel Image credit: KSAR
-- CFJC Today -- KSAR relieved to see long term funding from province. Read the full story here. Source: https://cfjctoday.com/2020/07/22/starting-to-take-things-to-the-next-level-ksar-relieved-to-see-long-term-funding-from-province/ Image credit: CFJC Today/ Kent Simmonds