Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 12:55 PM ET

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National Audio 12:55 PM ET

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NAT064 - (Hikers-Search) WEST VANCOUVER, B-C. x-14s. Searchers are scouring a rugged area of Vancouver's North Shore backcountry, hoping to spot any sign of two snowshoers last seen near the Cypress Mountain Resort in West Vancouver. Forty-three-year-old Roy Lee and 64-year-old Chun Lam set out on Christmas Day. Heavy snow has fallen since then, covering their tracks, and the men did not leave word about their destination. But North Shore Rescue spokesman Mike Danks says new tips have helped narrow the search. ("..Strachan meadows.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Danks says until those tips arrived, searchers did not know which of three possible mountain peaks should be targeted. However, low cloud and snow grounded an aerial search this morning, but ground crews are continuing the rescue efforts. …

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