The Federation of Mountain Clubs
of British Columbia

November 2023 NEWSLETTER


Mountain Matters

The Outdoor Recreation Council of British Columbia (ORCBC) launched a new ‘Stewardship Inspiration Guide’ November 2 to empower outdoor recreation groups and residents to become stewards of the places they love to explore.

More than 40 PNOA Members Participated in the Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Event

Watch the VIMFF

The 2023 Fall Series Online Film Pass gives you access to 25 mountain films celebrating snowsports, climbing, biking, mountain culture, the environment, and more.

Stream the collection for four weeks worldwide, 24/7, beginning November 14, 2023.

ACC presents live-stream lecture series

The Alpine Club of Canada is presenting several live-stream lectures for the winter season. These presentations are available to everyone and are led by an ACMG ski guide presenting the current best practices.

Hike Canada En Marche Announces National Hiker Award

Let’s unite as a community of passionate hikers and leave our mark on Canada’s beautiful trails! Together, we can make a difference in the world of hiking.

10th Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Invermere

Saturday, November 18, 2023 5-9:30 pm

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is Wildsight Invermere’s annual fundraiser and, truly, the most awesome Columbia Valley grassroots gathering of the year! It’s one BIG night of shared food, drink, storytelling, films, and friends (that’s YOU!).

In the News

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Spring/Summer 2023

Cloudburst Magazine 

In this issue:

Celebrating BC Trails Day | 50 Years of the Fed | Insurance Waiver Best Practices | Member Club Grants 2023 | A Bike Trip to Victoria | Hemingway on the Slopes 

Want to share your adventure? Shed some light on a backcountry issue? Educate others? Show off your favourite photos? Tell others about that great book you read?

We want to hear all about it!




Cover photo of a hiker at Alexander Falls near Whistler, BC. 

Alexander Falls is a waterfall on Madeley Creek, a tributary of Callaghan Creek in the Callaghan Valley area of the Sea to Sky Country. The falls are located just below a bridge on the access road to Callaghan Lake Provincial Park, at the head of the valley, which lies west of Whistler. The falls consist of three drops totaling up to 141 feet.

Photo credit: edb3_16 from Getty Images



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