With two responses this weekend we’d like to remind people to enjoy spring but remember to treat the backcountry like it’s still winter!
The rescue of Annette Poitras and three dogs from Eagle Mountain, Coquitlam
Coquitlam SAR was asked by Ridge Meadows SAR to assist them with the rescue of a solo female hiker who had reported herself stranded, unable to move up or down, near Evans Peak in Golden Ears Park.
Coquitlam SAR was activated by Coquitlam RCMP at approximately 5:30 PM on Wednesday April 27th for two stranded hikers near Mount Beautiful. The two young men, between 19 and 21 years old, reported that they were exhausted and cold, with very little additional food or clothing.
Autistic Male in Burnaby On the afternoon of Friday November 27th Coquitlam SAR was activated by Burnaby RCMP to assist them in the search for an autistic 29 year old male who had gone missing from Central Park in Burnaby. With temperatures dropping rapidly, the team responded, working with the RCMP dog handler and investigators and began …