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Social Evening Reminder – You are Invited

North Shore Hikers Social Evening

Monday, June 27, 7:00 p.m.
Sunrise Community Hall,
1950 Windermere St, Vancouver

More Info
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Free Parking is available on the streets nearby.
Bring your own mug for tea or coffee
Individually wrapped snacks and canned pop/juice will be available for all to enjoy.


7:00 - 7:45
Kimberley Burge,
from AdventureSmart BC will present "Survive Outside"

Trip Planning - making a plan and leaving a trip plan.
Training - physical, certification-based, mentorship, mental strength, decision making.
Taking the Essentials - basic safety items, plus adding season and sport-specific gear.
What to do in an emergency - who to call for help, when to call for help, how to call for help, no charge for rescue, the S.T.O.P. analogy and signalling S.O.S.

7:45 - 8:15
Refreshment break
Short quiz to win the book
“ DEEP SURVIVAL: Who Lives, Who Dies And Why” by Laurence Gonzales

8:15 - 9:00
Survive Outside Presentation continues

9:00 - 9:30
Q&A and Club Announcements

BC AdventureSmart video education and information for hikers

BC AdventureSmart has created a video series of hiker education and information, covering several popular hiking trails in southwestern BC. These videos offer great advice to help you plan and prepare for a safe and enjoyable hiking day, including awareness of trail and weather conditions, and recommended trip planning and training. Click these links to view the videos: