Newspaper article The Canadian Press

North Vancouver Mountain Peak Named for Deceased Search and Rescue Volunteer

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

North Vancouver Mountain Peak Named for Deceased Search and Rescue Volunteer

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B.C. names mountain peak for deceased rescuer

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VANCOUVER - A mountain peak on British Columbia's North Shore is being named in honour of a long-time leader in the province's search and rescue community.

Premier Christy Clark has announced a 1,425-metre peak northeast of North Vancouver will be called Tim Jones Peak.

Part of Mount Seymour Provincial Park, the area was previously known as Second Pump Peak.

Jones worked as an advanced life support paramedic and led North Shore Rescue for many years, developing training techniques that allowed the group to perform rescue operations at the highest level.

He also advocated for search and rescue volunteers, lobbying for funding and recognition.

Jones was 57 years old when he died in January 2014 while hiking on Mount Seymour with his daughter and his dog. …

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