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The Whistler Search and Rescue Society is a registered non-profit organization in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Its primary function is that of a community resource to assist the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in a variety of search and rescue functions.


Recent News & Videos:

October 29, 2021: Whistler Search and Rescue does not support the use of the What3Words app. – Read more here

October 23, 2021: WSAR raises $64,000. – Read more here

September 14, 2021: Hikers rescued after stranded overnight on mountain near Whistler. – Read more here

September 6, 2021: WSAR adds new storage buildings. – Read more here


October 3, 2020: The T-33 Search

Every autumn, Whistler Search & Rescue continues the search for 2 missing RCAF pilots that went down with their T-33 Silver Star in March 1956.

Whistler Search and Rescue incorporates the search into their regular training schedule. WSAR’s continued search and training efforts are now focused in the area of Callaghan FSR and the creek, south of the lake. To learn more about the story and their efforts please click on the video below:

June 8, 2017: Inside Whistler’s Search & Rescue: We go behind the scenes with WSAR to meet the women who volunteer their time to help others in their community – very proud to feature Paige Bell and Renata Lewis!