Mission & Mandate
The BC SAR Program
Search and Rescue
Wall of Honour
Ground SAR in British Columbia is done entirely by volunteers. Read more about these highly skilled and dedicated members of your community.
2500 SAR volunteers in 80 teams
Learn about the challenges and rescue techniques used by Search and Rescue in BC.
Learn about how to make your next backcountry trip safer.
Trip planning and public education
Support the BC SAR Association's mandate to support the delivery of SAR services province wide. Funds are used to supply training, fund equipment, educate the public, and ensure the safety of the many dedicated SAR volunteers in BC.
The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association enhances the provision of ground search and rescue services in the province by bringing together all SAR professionals in BC
We provide vital public safety information and education in our efforts to reduce the number and severity of SAR incidents.
Read more about the 80 Search and Rescue groups and 2500 volunteers that perform more than 1200 rescues a year in British Columbia.