Media

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

July 10, 2021: Whistler Search & Rescue save hiker stranded on Black Tusk. – Read more here

June 24, 2021: Flurry of activity for Sea to Sky SAR teams could be sign of things to come. – Read more here

May 26, 2021: Pemberton, Whistler Search and Rescue teams save BASE jumper near Lillooet. – Read more here

May 15, 2021: WSAR holds first membership drive since 2014. – Read more here

April 8, 2021: Whistler Search & Rescue mobilizations jumped 38% in pandemic. – Read more here

March 20, 2021: Last week’s callout to Fissile Peak marked a first for search-and-rescue in B.C. – Read more here

March 11, 2021: Whistler and North Shore SAR team up on midnight avalanche rescue. – Read more here

March 6, 2021: One year later – a thank you to Whistler Search & Rescue. – Read more here

October 14, 2020: Whistler Search & Rescue is reminding people to go out prepared. – Read more here

July 30, 2020: Sea to Sky SAR Groups Welcome Stability of Provincial Funding. – Read more here

July 21, 2020: B.C. announces funding for search and rescue groups amid spike in calls. – Read more here

April 24, 2020: COVID-19 has reiterated importance of backcountry safety. – Read more here

March 19, 2020: Whistler Search & Rescue urges province to consider ban on backcountry recreation. – Read more here

November 29, 2019: Guardians of the Mountains: For many of Whistler’s first responders, saving lives is a family affair. – Read more here

March 20, 2019: Snowmobiler rescued from Sproatt mountain. Read more here

March 7, 2019: Whistler Search and Rescue sees summer calls outpace winter for first time. – Read more here

March 7, 2019: SAR Memorial Day: Honoring those we call on for rescue. – Read more here.

February 28, 2019: Police, Search & Rescue deal with incredibly busy week. Read more here.