KHC weekly update – June 11, 2016


Feature photo by‎ Michelle Dressler.


Here are the events coming up in the next week:

Downriver – Chase to Pritchard ≈ (Doug Smith) – Sun, Jun. 12
Mad Dog Mountain Δ * (D. Smith) – Wed, Jun. 15
KHC T-shirt ‘Try On’ Session (Michelle Dressler) – Fri, Jun. 17
Gattling Gorge (Sheila Powell) – Sat, Jun. 18


Here are the latest events added by our leaders:

Pavilion Lake Paddle (Ernie Carson) – Sat, Jul. 2
Dewdrop Traverse (Doug Smith) – Wed, Aug. 17
KHC T-shirt ‘Try On’ Session (Michelle Dressler) – Fri, Jun. 17

Be sure to check the website regularly for newly added events. They upcoming four are featured on the home page and the rest can be found by clicking the link to New Events.  Also, be sure to check for last minute cancellations if the event your are interested in is fully booked.


KHC t-shirt ‘try on’ session

There will be a KHC T-shirt ‘try on’ session on Friday, June 17 from 6pm – 7:30pm at the Kamloops Sports Council Building  at 262 Lorne Street (across from the Sandman Hotel).  The deadline to order your shirts for the summer will be June 26.



The FMCBC held its Annual General Meeting May 22-24 in Vancouver with representatives attending from as far away as Prince George and Smithers. The BC Mountaineering Club (BCMC) hosted the weekend, coordinating billets for our out-of-town members and providing plenty of opportunities to learn, socialize, and of course get outdoors.

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People who build illegal trails face stiff penalties

British Columbians who enjoy recreational activities in rural areas are reminded that it is illegal to cut down trees without permission, build unauthorized trails or construct unapproved recreational facilities on Crown land.

Read the full release here:


Note for hike leaders – New ‘Cancelled’ event category

Hike leaders, when cancelling an event you can now assign it the category of ‘Cancelled’ and it will add the cancelled label to the event and add a rather large message to the event details indicating that the event is no longer available.  Please remember to contact your participants to let them know.



2016 Reel Paddling Film Festival

For those interested in paddling, watch the trailers from this year’s 2016 Reel Paddling Film Festival winners and shortlist films here:



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Anthony Stahn

As a flatlander from Manitoba I have always been captivated by the mountains of the west. Moving to Kamloops has provided me with the perfect base camp to explore those very peaks that pulled our family west.

My typical hiking style can be summed up with “Nothing ventured, nothing gained”. Bushwhacking has become an acceptable form of travel for me as it seems that a lot of the great spots are off trail.

Hikes done by myself and Marty tend to fall into this category so don’t be surprised if this happens on a Marant hike. You can find more information at

Happy Hiking!