Annual Wine & Cheese Social – Wednesday, October 23, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Italian Cultural Center
Our traditional kickoff to the season and trip sign-up event. Appetizers will be served and participants have access to an open bar. Trip sign-up* will begin at 7:30 p.m. *Payment (via post-dated cheque) is required to sign-up for a trip.
7:00pm at the Cedar Cottage, 3728 Clark Drive, Vancouver
November 26, 2019 @ 7:00pm
Hiking the Walkers’ Haute Route in the Alps, Chamoinix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland
with Diane Whiteley & Christina Jacob
January 07, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail
Catherine Ostler and her partner Dan Melenka spent six months hiking the Pacific Crest Trail northbound from the US-Mexico border to the Canada-US border, a total of 2653 miles, from May 5 to September 27, 2018 and July 9 to August 15, 2019. The PCT is particularly photogenic; come to see some selected photos and hear how the trail changed their lives. (Hint: “lightweight backpacking”.)
February 04, 2020 @ 7:00pm
Trekking around the Manaslu circuit in Nepal
with Roz Scarnell and Ross Nichol
Roz Scarnell and Ross Nichol will give a slide presentation of their recent trek around the Manaslu circuit in Nepal.This 140km trek goes around the spectacular Manaslu range ( Mt Manaslu at 8163m is the world’s eighth highest peak) and includes crossing the Larkya la Pass at over 5000m.
March 03, 2020
Travels around the Galapagos Islands
with Anna Bentley
Anna Bentley has visited the Galapagos Islands on various occasions. Larry and Trish Wilson also did a Galapagos trip. xTogeether they will give a slideshow on the wildlife and natural history of the islands.