February 25, 2018

Coroner’s Service investigating after remains found off Cypress Bowl Road

The BC Coroners Service has been called in after a body was found Friday afternoon in West Vancouver. "A dog walker out in the wooded area just north of the houses in West Vancouver discovered some human remains. As a result of this discovery she notified the West Vancouver Police Department and led officers to the site where she found the human … [Read more...]

North Shore Rescue looking for yet another snowboarder out of bounds near Cypress

For the second time in a week, North Shore Rescue crews are near Cypress Mountain trying to rescue a snowboarder. Team leader Tim Jones says they have been in contact with the man, and believe they know where he is: "We believe he's just at the snowline, below the waterfalls, in main drainage of Montizambert." Jones says they are confident they can … [Read more...]

North Shore Search and Rescue recover some of gear left on Cypress

North Shore Search and Rescue ground teams have recovered around ten thousand dollars worth of equipment left on Cypress during rescue efforts Tuesday. Team Leader Tim Jones says crews had to repel down Saturday morning to reach the canyon where snowboarder Sebastien Boucher was trapped. "They're doing it all safely, but it is a rope-rescue, full … [Read more...]

Cypress to out-of-bounds boarder: Pay us ten thousand dollars

Cypress Mountian is preparing a big bill for the man rescued yesterday after two days lost on the North Shore mountians. Joffrey Koeman with the ski hill says the bill is estimated at 10-thousand dollars right now, but that likely won't cover all the costs incurred. "From our staff, there was probably 50 people that were involved in this, right … [Read more...]

Search resumes for snowboarder on Cypress Mountain

The search is back on for a 33-year-old snowboarder who went missing Sunday after he boarded out of bounds on the west side of the cypress ski hill in West Vancouver.Tim Jones of the Northshore search-and-rescue team says there is some urgency to find him in the creek drainages today."We also have a looming challenge right now of an avalanche … [Read more...]

Avalanche risk causes difficulty for North Shore Search and Rescue trying to reach snowboarder stuck in Cypress backcountry

A man snowboarding out of bounds on Cypress Mountain has been stuck since early Sunday, and he may not be rescued until late Monday morning. North Shore Search and Rescue Team Leader Tim Jones says avalanche risk is too high for them to go up Cypress, so they may have to wait until they can use a helicopter during daylight, if the cloud cover is … [Read more...]

Mountain biker who died on Cypress Mountain identified

A mountain biker who died last week on Cypress Mountain has been identified. West Vancouver police say he was Jonathan Tobias Pilley. The 43-year-old has been biking on a winding path along the Coiler Trail when he lost control and hit a tree. This is the first mountain biking-related death on the North Shore. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Cyclist dies at Cypress Bowl

West Vancouver Police and the BC Coroners Service are investigating after the death of a mountain biker near Cypress Bowl. Constable Tammy Khorram with West Vancouver Police, says police were notified by BC Ambulance shortly after 2 PM, "I understand he's in his forties and that he was not alone, and unfortunately has succumbed to his injuries … [Read more...]

08/20/2011 – 4th Annual Cypress Challenge: A Fundraiser for Pancreatic Cancer Research in memory of Jack Poole

Join Glotman Simpson Cycling as they climb Cypress Mountain for the 4th Annual Cypress Challenge: A Fundraiser for Pancreatic Cancer Research in memory of Jack Poole. The event, presented by Concert Properties and Jeff Mooney & Suzanne Bolton, is open to everyone with a bike, a helmet, and the determination to pedal up Cypress Mountain.  New … [Read more...]