August 30, 2018 11:57 pm
Updated: August 31, 2018 11:34 am

North Shore Rescue locate lost hiker on Crown Mountain

FILE PHOTO: North Shore Rescue

North Shore Rescue
A A

A lost hiker is now safe after being rescued from Crown Mountain overnight Thursday.

North Shore Rescue (NSR) was deployed late last night after team leader Mike Danks said the hiker was a part of a group of three that became separated sometime around 7 p.m.

READ MORE: Spike in call-outs for North Shore Rescue as heat scorches Metro Vancouver

Danks said the the lost hiker had tried to make their own way down from the summit, but quickly got off trail.

WATCH: North Shore Rescue on track for record year

He said the hiker did not have a light source, and called for help when they realized they were in steep terrain.

READ MORE: Hiking high? Rescuers warn of dangers, cannabis advocates say there’s more to the story

Eventually the hiker got a cell signal and called 911.

Rescuers then helped guide him out just before 2 a.m.

He was not injured.

© 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Report an error

Comments

Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first.