The search for a missing kayaker continues Tuesday in the Cheakamus River near Whistler, B.C.
Whistler RCMP received a call that a kayaker who’d been out with friends had overturned in the river around 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, close to MacLaurin’s Crossing Suspension Bridge.
A search ensued with a helicopter, search and rescue crews, RCMP and fellow kayakers.
On Monday morning, his kayak was found trapped in a log jam several kilometres downstream from where he had been reported missing.
The man has still not been found.
With rain in the forecast and the current spring run-off, police said the river is expected to be running high and fast for some time.