Search and Rescue volunteers with North Shore Rescue found a lost snowboarder on Grouse Mountain Monday and used a longline technique to get the rider to safety.
NSR shared a photo on Twitter of the snowboarder in the middle of a steep cliff surrounded by some trees.
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The snowboarder was on Grouse Mountain but was lost outside of the groomed ski area.
A longline rescue, which SAR volunteers used to get the boarder out, is when a rescuer is lowered from a helicopter on a cable to retrieve the person in trouble.
NSR completed a long line extraction of a lost snowboarded off of Grouse Mountain this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/VRQ4vImYyp
— North Shore Rescue (@NSRescue) January 21, 2020