Farewell to a true hero

Until last Sunday, whenever a helicopter hovered over the mountains that surround my house, I used to think “Tim Jones and his crew are hard at work.”

The word hero is overused these days but if its true meaning applies to anyone, then Tim Jones was that rare breed. For almost three decades he volunteered tirelessly, rescuing people in distress and bringing the injured and lost adventurers home from the mountains.

Read more about him on the CBC website.

Tim Jones 1956-2014


Photo from Wikimedia Commons: HFSR system used by North Shore Rescue to evacuate seriously injured climber from the Lions near North Vancouver, BC by Cojones22.