News

UPDATE: North Shore Rescue finds lost skier on Cypress Mountain

UPDATE: In a relatively quick search, North Shore Rescue found the lost skier, who is in her 40s and not injured, around 4:35 today. She was taken out of the area in a snowmobile.

_______

North Shore Rescue is searching for a lost skier who is trapped in a gulley on Cypress Mountain.

West Vancouver police received a cell phone call around 2:25 this afternoon from the lost skier who strayed from a trail on the mountain. Contact was made with the skier, who isn't injured and is carrying equipment.

North Shore Rescue is urging skiers and snowboarders to stay in designated areas. There is a high risk of avalanche on North Shore mountains at the treeline and below that is expected to continue this weekend as an intense storm rolls in.

mgarstin@northshoreoutlook.com

twitter.com/MichaelaGarstin

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Welfare rates leave bad taste
 
Twin accidents at Grohman Narrows
 
Local author shares traditional Ukrainian recipes and stories
Rebuilding relationships top task for new mayor
 
Tom Jackson making change
 
Watch the fur fly
Looking Back November 19
 
After the vote: Newly elected councillors respond
 
ELECTION 2014: New city council pushes teamwork