Island Mountain Ramblers

Hiking/ Climbing / Mountaineering / Exploring Vancouver Island since 1958

Category: Workshops

Late Summer Rappel Workshop

–submitted by Matthew Lettington
–photographs by Shayna Bussey

The group of five met in Pipers Lagoon at 6 PM. We had warm breezes and the surrounding cloud provided an excellent backdrop for the evening’s workshop, and ideal conditions for the workshop.

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Wilderness Navigation – Mt Elma

–submitted by Jo Anne Potter

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Workshop: learn to Rappel

–submitted by Matthew Lettington
–photographs by Shanon Tagesth

Four Island Mountain Ramblers met in the parking lot at Pipers Lagoon. Although the early week was raining, Thursday brought an unexpected dry spell, complete with sunshine!

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Rappel Workshop 3

The day may have threatened rain, but we had only light winds and a pleasant glow for our rappel workshop.

The four of us worked quickly to learn the basics of rappelling. Before long, we were rappelling down the height of the bluffs at Pipers Lagoon.
Next to the mountains!

Snow School: The Best Way to Slip Slide to Safety

–Submitted by Matthew Lettington

The sun blazed down on the abandoned alpine ski runs at Mount Washington. We organized ourselves in the parking lot under blue bird skies.

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