News

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.

Conrad Kain at the Banff Mountain Book Festival

November 5. There were several Kain-related activities in the Max Bell Theatre at the Banff Mountain Book Festival.

Glen Boles Artwork - Conrad's Peaks

Renowned mountain photographer and artist Glen Boles has generously offered the use of three of his pen and ink drawings of Conrad Kain peaks as a fund raiser for CKCS events and projects.

Glen has climbed and photographed hundreds of peaks in the Canadian Rockies and Interior Ranges, and has developed a keen appreciation for Kain’s accomplishments:

Mt Huber

September 11-13, 2009 One of the first significant peaks that Kain guided for the Alpine Club of Canada, at their summer camp at Lake O'Hara in 1909, was 3368 m Mt Huber, in Yoho Park

{C}

 {C}

A couple of dozen ACC members joined several from the CKCS on the weekend of September 11-13 at the ACC Elizabeth Parker Hut to commemorate this event.

Bugaboos Teens Climbing Camp

There is no better living legacy to Conrad Kain than for young climbers to receive professionally guided access to the peaks that he made famous, and learn basic climbing skills in the Bugaboo Group of the Purcell Range in southeastern British Columbia.

Pages