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"As far as I can take you" - Now Online!

Oct 26, 2010  "As far as I can take you - the life of Conrad Kain", is a lively one-man play that was performed at the Banff Mountain Book Festival in 2009 immediately following Pat Morrow's audiovisual show about Conrad Kain.

The 42 minute play is viewable online at http://vimeo.com/8033156, as is a six minute video of musician Mark Koenig performing his song Where the Clouds Can Go that he wrote for the Kain centennial celebration.

Bugaboos Interpretive Panels

In conjunction with The Friends of Bugaboo Park, BC Provincial Parks, and with support from the Eleanor Luxton Foundation, the Conrad Kain Centennial Society has worked for the past year to create two handsome panels that adorn the walls of the Conrad Kain Hut in the Bugaboos, the Bugaboos trailhead kiosk, and CMH’s Bugaboo Lodge.

One panel describes who Conrad Kain was in the context of Canadian mountaineering, and his origins. The other goes into detail about his pioneering climbs in the world famous group of granite spires at the head of Bugaboo Creek in the Purcell Range.

Kain Peaks Panel, Radium Hot Springs, BC

In its ongoing efforts to commemorate the life and achievements of local mountain guide Conrad Kain, the Conrad Kain Centennial Society has erected a plaque and cairn at the northeast entrance to Radium highlighting his role in the exploration of the Purcell Range.

The plaque was inspired by a proposal to create an interpretive “trail” through the village of Radium, and the CKCS thought the plaque would serve as an appropriate initiation of the concept.

Conrad Kain Geocache Trail

Geocaching is an outdoor activity in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers or other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers (called "geocaches" or "caches") anywhere in the world.

David Humphrey, (aka Scotty), is a veteran geocacher from Cranbrook, BC, who, together with his friends, and the Conrad Kain Centennial Society, has created a series of geocaches in easily accessible sites related historically to Conrad Kain in and around Wilmer, Invermere, Radium, Cranbrook, Banff, Canmore, New Zealand, and Austria.

Conrad Kain Film Night, March 27

The Conrad Kain Centennial Society (CKCS) is once again pleased to host the Conrad Kain Film Night at J.A. Laird Elementary School (13 St & 13 Ave) in Invermere. The evening is comprised of films from the best of the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival.

Doors open at 7 p.m., March 27. Films run from 7:30 til 10:30 p.m., including intermission. Tickets $15 at the door. Children grade 7 and under free of charge. Advance tix: J.A. Laird School, and Dave’s Book Bar.

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