Tag: no charge for rescue

Out of Bounds Skiers are not the problem

There’s no appreciable difference between and out of bounds skier and most other rescues SAR does.

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Cypress Mountain and charging for rescue

Cypress Mountain has posted signage indicating anyone calling for rescue could be charged a “fee” of $1000. Why this policy is extremely misguided.

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Donations are not repayment

Terrible reporting on a rescued person’s donation as “repayment” has resulted in the impression that SAR teams charge for rescue: they don’t!

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