31 05, 2010

Mountaineering – Training & Preparation

2016-10-30T13:11:18+00:00 May 31st, 2010|book reviews, resources|

Mountaineering - Training & Preparation. Cooke, Bunting & O'Hara (editors) review by Dave McCormick [The Section received a complimentary copy of this new mountaineering book awhile ago, one which will find it's way into the Section's library shortly. Until it does, here is a short review.] If you've ever considered organizing (or being part of) [...]

25 07, 2008

Guide Books

2013-03-03T20:29:18+00:00 July 25th, 2008|resources|

Several participants at the recent Mountaineering Camp were interested to know where they could learn more.There are two guide books that have been found very useful by many others.First is Alan Kane's Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies. Next would be Sean Dougherty's Selected Alpine Climbs.Find a climbing partner or two, start off easy, and have [...]

30 06, 2008

Kaslo Backpacker’s Hostel

2016-10-30T13:11:21+00:00 June 30th, 2008|camping, resources|

by Catherine McCormick Kaslo is a fine place to use as a jumping off point for some good hikes in the West Kootenays. You might even recognize the owners of the Kaslo Backpacker’s Hostel - Sarah and Darren. They both have worked at the hostels at Rampart Creek and Hilda Creek during the past decade. [...]