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The Labour Day Mountaineering Camp is the newest of the annual VOC trips.  The idea behind the camp is to have a fun camp style mountaineering and alpine climbing trip on the long weekend before the school year gets going. The camp is very informal, and is intended only for people who already have some mountaineering experience, but want to improve their skills and have a good time in the mountains.
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===What is Mountaineering Camp?===
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The Labour Day Mountaineering Camp is an annual VOC trips that first started in 2001.  The idea behind the camp began as a fun camp style mountaineering and alpine climbing trip on the long weekend before the school year gets going. The camp is very informal, and is intended only for people who already have some mountaineering experience, but want to improve their skills and have a good time in the mountains.
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====What do I learn?====
  
 
The first camp was held in 2001 in the Joffre Group.  Bad weather predominated, but one good day made the camp a success.  The camp returned in 2002 at Wedgemount Lake, with teams climbing various routes on Wedge, Weart and Cook.  The 2003 camp was unfortunately cancelled because of a backcountry travel ban due to extreme forest fire hazard.  Yet a few remaining people who could enter the US went to Mount Baker for an unofficial Mountaineering Camp.
 
The first camp was held in 2001 in the Joffre Group.  Bad weather predominated, but one good day made the camp a success.  The camp returned in 2002 at Wedgemount Lake, with teams climbing various routes on Wedge, Weart and Cook.  The 2003 camp was unfortunately cancelled because of a backcountry travel ban due to extreme forest fire hazard.  Yet a few remaining people who could enter the US went to Mount Baker for an unofficial Mountaineering Camp.
 
==Upcoming Events==
 
 
  
 
==Past Events==
 
==Past Events==
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See [[:Category:Mountaineering Camp] for both past events and the next trip. The new trip page for the year is usually posted in July.
  
===2009===
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2009 Jofree Group
 
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2008 Harrison Hut
[[Mountaineering Camp 2011]] was held at Joffre.
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2007 Wedgemount Lake & Jofree Group
 
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2006 Sigurd Creek
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2005 Canceled due to high forest fire hazard in BC, but we did manage to do a small camp on Mt Baker.
 
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2004 Railroad Pass
[[Mountaineering Camp 2009]] was held at Wedgemount Lake.
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2003 Cancelled
 
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2002 Wedgemount Lake
===2008===
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2001 Jofree Group
 
 
[[Mountaineering Camp 2008]] was held around the [[Harrison Hut]]
 
 
 
===2007===
 
 
 
*'''Spring'''
 
 
 
The [[Spring Mountaineering Camp 2007 | 2007 Spring Camp]] was held at Joffre.
 
 
 
*'''Fall'''
 
 
 
The [[Mountaineering Camp/2007 | 2007 Fall Camp]] was held at Wedgemount.
 
 
 
===2006===
 
 
 
The [[Mountaineering_Camp/2006 | 2006 Camp]] was held at Sigurd Creek.
 
 
 
===2005===
 
 
 
The 2005 Camp was canceled due to high forest fire hazard in BC, but we did manage to do a small camp on Mt Baker.
 
 
 
===2004===
 
 
 
The [[Mountaineering Camp/2004 | 2004 Camp]] was held at Railroad Pass.
 
  
  
 
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Revision as of 12:41, 20 October 2019

What is Mountaineering Camp?

The Labour Day Mountaineering Camp is an annual VOC trips that first started in 2001. The idea behind the camp began as a fun camp style mountaineering and alpine climbing trip on the long weekend before the school year gets going. The camp is very informal, and is intended only for people who already have some mountaineering experience, but want to improve their skills and have a good time in the mountains.

What do I learn?

The first camp was held in 2001 in the Joffre Group. Bad weather predominated, but one good day made the camp a success. The camp returned in 2002 at Wedgemount Lake, with teams climbing various routes on Wedge, Weart and Cook. The 2003 camp was unfortunately cancelled because of a backcountry travel ban due to extreme forest fire hazard. Yet a few remaining people who could enter the US went to Mount Baker for an unofficial Mountaineering Camp.

Past Events

See [[:Category:Mountaineering Camp] for both past events and the next trip. The new trip page for the year is usually posted in July.

2009 Jofree Group 2008 Harrison Hut 2007 Wedgemount Lake & Jofree Group 2006 Sigurd Creek 2005 Canceled due to high forest fire hazard in BC, but we did manage to do a small camp on Mt Baker. 2004 Railroad Pass 2003 Cancelled 2002 Wedgemount Lake 2001 Jofree Group