Meet Nancy Dwyer – We are #CRSAR

WE ARE #CRSAR Search and Rescue works because of a dedicated group of volunteers.   This dedicated group of volunteers come from all walks of life including mechanics, postal workers, accountants, outdoor guides, doctors, marketers, construction workers and more.  ...

Sheila Fairbank – We are CRSAR

WE ARE #CRSAR Search and Rescue works because of a dedicated group of volunteers.   This dedicated group of volunteers come from all walks of life including mechanics, postal workers, accountants, outdoor guides, doctors, marketers, construction workers and more.  ...

Dylan Baker – We are CRSAR

WE ARE #CRSAR Search and Rescue works because of a dedicated group of volunteers.   This dedicated group of volunteers come from all walks of life including mechanics, postal workers, accountants, outdoor guides, doctors, marketers, construction workers and more.  ...
Swiftwater Rescue on the Campbell River

Swiftwater Rescue on the Campbell River

On the afternoon of July 10th Campbell River Search and Rescue were called into action to assist the RCMP and BC Ambulance with rafters who were in trouble on the Campbell River.  With our quick thinking members we were able to assess the situation, come up with a...

Thank you BCSARA!

In 2017 Campbell River Search & Rescue was able to purchase two new trucks and a rescue box with funds received from the Province and BCSARA. This funding also provided for other purchases like personal protective equipment and dollars for training. Without this...
2017 SAR review

2017 SAR review

2017 was a busy year for Campbell River Search & Rescue; we logged 52 operational calls for service. We had 44 in 2016 so that’s an 18% increase in call volume for the year, which is pretty typical of the stats we are seeing all over the province. Almost every...
Tracking Training in Port Alberni

Tracking Training in Port Alberni

This past weekend members from Campbell River SAR joined Search and Rescue volunteers from a dozen other SAR groups throughout Vancouver Island at a tracking course hosted in Port Alberni. This course focused on the fundamentals of tracking, with an emphasis on...
Sutton Pass Rope Rescue training weekend

Sutton Pass Rope Rescue training weekend

“This past weekend CRSAR was among 40 fellow Search and Rescue members from 8 Search and Rescue groups of Vancouver Island. These members converged to hone their skills and develop new ones at the popular Sutton Pass Rope Rescue training exercise put on by the...
Kayak Rescue up the Knight Inlet

Kayak Rescue up the Knight Inlet

Continuing Campbell River Search and Rescue’s busy summer of calls, our Helicopter Assisted Extraction Team was called into action on the afternoon of Wednesday the 6th. The mission was to locate four experienced kayakers stranded on the Klinaklini River, which flows...