2014-02-21 Overdue Subjects Bear Creek Main

Apr
20

1 COSAR member was called to assist RCMP with locating a male and his 2 sons who failed to return from retrieving their vehicle after it had been abandoned days before on the Bear Creek Main Road in West Kelowna. SAR was stood down when police advised that the subjects had been in touch with the family.

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2014-02-18 Stranded Subjects up Bear Creek Main

Apr
20

1 COSAR member responded to rescue 2 subjects stranded off road, up the Bear Creek Main, near Terrace Mountain. The subjects were brought out by RCMP and SAR was stood down.

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2014-02-15 Missing Snowmobilers on Park Nelson Mountain

Feb
16

16 Vernon and 8 Central Okanagan SAR and 5 PEP Air members responded to search for missing snowmobilers on Park Nelson Mountain. The subjects were located and were picked up and flown out by heli.

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2014-02-08 Stranded Subjects Darke Lake Park Area

Feb
12

11 COSAR members responded to rescue two people stranded in a UTV in the Darke Lake Provincial Park area. Both subjects were located in good condition and were escorted out of the area by SAR members

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2014-01-15 Overdue Skiers Big White

Feb
12

5 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for two overdue skiers at Big White. SAR was stood down when the RCMP advised that the skiers had returned.

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2014-01-13 Missing snowmobilers Greystokes Area

Feb
12

7 Central Okanagan SAR, 5 Vernon SAR, 1 PEP Air, and 6 convergent volunteers responded to search for three missing snowmobilers in the Greystokes area of Kelowna. SAR was stood down when the snowmobilers made their own way out.

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2014-01-10 Out of bounds skier Gem Lake

Feb
12

9 COSAR responded with convergent volunteers to rescue an injured out of bounds skier in the Gem Lake Ski area near Big White. 9 Penticton SAR were called to provide mutual aid via HETS but were stood down when the COSAR team advised the subject had been taken out of the area and transferred to BCAS.  

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2013-12-30 Lost hikers Beaver Lake Area

Jan
11

8 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to locate two young male hikers in the Beaver Lake area. The fathers of the two subjects went in after them and walked them out to the other side of the valley where the SAR team was waiting for them

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2013-12-28 Stuck Motorist on Postill Lake Road

Jan
11

1 COSAR member was called to provide local knowledge to assist RCMP with a motorist who became stuck on the Postill Lake Road near Kelowna. The subject decided to abandon the vehicle and wait to be picked up by RCMP who were going to travel up the road.  

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2013-12-17 Lost male in Kelowna Mission area

Jan
11

2 COSAR members were stood down while responding to an RCMP request to locate a lost male 4X4ing in the Mission area of Kelowna. The subject was located and did not require assistance.

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