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...
Busy weekend for Search & Rescue

Busy weekend for Search & Rescue

Early this year, Campbell River Search and Rescue (CRSAR) knew they were in for a busy weekend. Volunteers were requested for 4 different events: Kusam Klimb On Saturday, CRSAR members were operating checkpoints along the route of the Kusam Klimb. This is an annual...
Tracking course on Salt Spring Island

Tracking course on Salt Spring Island

Tracking team members from Campbell River Search & Rescue recently joined members from nearly a dozen other Search and Rescue teams in a weekend long training course.  For our members it was a chance to hone their sign-cutting skills, and practice teamwork in a...
K9 Team Natasha and Spirit good for another year

K9 Team Natasha and Spirit good for another year

Congratulations to Spirit and her human Natasha who successfully completed their annual requalification to be part of our fantastic K9 SAR team. The excellent training and relentless practice make K9 teams like Spirit and Natasha an extremely valuable part of our...