Fourth Annual Bugaboos Teens Program A Success

“One of the best parts about the weekend was making fast friends with people who had been strangers 48 hours earlier. This trip reminded me there are people out there who are interested in the same things as I am, and now I know where to find them!”

These words written by Thea Rodgers, a grade 12 student at Mt Baker Secondary School in Cranbrook, nicely sum up the shared enthusiasm of the 10 East Kootenay students who partook in the fourth annual Conrad Kain Centennial Society Bugaboos Teens climbing program, July 20-22.

Bugaboos Teens Mountaineering Camp 2012

Following on the heels of last year's successful Bugaboos Teens Mountaineering Program hosted by The Conrad Kain Centennial Society & Canadian Mountain Holidays, with support from BC Parks (in conjunction with their 100th anniversary celebration), the CKCS has announced that we will partner with some of last year's co-sponsors to make this an annual event.

Mt Ethelbert Interpretive Sign

The Conrad Kain Centennial Society has planted another interpretive sign in the valley celebrating Canada's premiere historic mountain guide. This time, Conrad shares the stage with a Catholic nun.

Bugaboos Teens Video 2011

During the Bugaboos Teens Youth Camp in summer 2011 (see earlier news item for details), CKCS chairman Pat Morrow and Revelstoke-based film maker Alex Lavigne ( shot footage of the teens' outing.

Alex has recently completed the edit and posted the 8 minute video to