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...
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...
Rescue at Della Falls

Rescue at Della Falls

Campbell River Search & Rescue was activated on Monday Aug. 7th to perform a Class D long line rescue near Della Falls. At 12:15 we received a call from Alberni Valley Rescue squad to assist in the rescue of a member of a large hiking party who had become injured...
Long line rescue on Pogo Mountain

Long line rescue on Pogo Mountain

Campbell River Search & Rescue responded to support Westcoast Inland Search & Rescue and assist a lone hiker on Pogo Mountain, between Port Alberni & Ucluelet. Three members from CRSAR responded on board WestCoast Helicopters early Sunday morning. They...