CDMC

This schedule is dynamic. Trips can be added at any time, often to take advanage of favourable conditions.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to organize car-pools and to sign the trip sheet. By signing the trip sheet you acknowledge you have completed and signed our waiver. Sorry, no dogs allowed on club trips. No campfires where designated restrictions exist. Carry out all your litter including organic remains.


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Sun Apr 27 ROYAL LEPAGE SNOW TO SURF ADVENTURE RELAY RACE, 9 AM, Mt Washington, William Wright, 250-897-3953, 10 people max, Along with the annual S2S this year, there will also be a downtown parade on 5th St, the day before the race. The 2014 Mutineers are a go and will once again be aiming for another shot ... more, cost: $36, Signup Available more
Sat May 10
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Mon May 26
UTAH - ESCALANTE/CANYONLANDS, TBA, Susan Holvenstot, 250-334-2375, moderate hiking (trail & off-trail), 6 people max, Ron Perrier and I are planning a 2 week + trip to Utah leaving approx May 10. We are doing two backpacking trips for a total of 8 days, and whatever else is possible. We have room for one ... more, cost: Shared, Signup Available more
Sun May 11 MT CURRAN, 7 am, Court House Parking Lot, Ken Rodonets, 1-250-871-1245, moderate hiking (trail & off-trail) with (some steep sections, some rock bands), 6 kms (one way), 1,000 meters elev gain, This hike will be an early start at 7 am at the Courtenay Court House. Looking for some 4x4's to go up the last 3 kms of the cross ditched road. Will be hiking for 4 kms on an old logging ... more, cost: $15.00, Signup Available more
Fri May 16
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Sun May 18
PORT RENFREW, 8 AM, Harmston Avenue, Chris Carter, 250-941-2282, (Tim Penney), easy to moderate hiking, Optional trip each day, 0 elev gain, I visualize the programme to be. Friday 16. Drive to Pt.Renfrew via Cowichan, visit the Big Spruce at Harris Creek on the way. Lunch Lizard Lake. Walk Pt.Renfrew Beaches in ... more, cost: $50 based on 4 per vehicle, Signup Available more
Sun Jun 01 ALONE MOUNTAIN, Otto Winnig, 250-334-2370, moderate hiking (all trail), Pending TW application. More info to follow. more
Sun Jun 15 COMOX GLACIER TRAIL WORK PARTY, 8 am, Court House Parking Lot, Ken Rodonets, 1-250-871-1245, easy hiking with (some bushwacking), 3 kms., 100 meters elev gain, I will be looking for some members to come out and help clear the access road to the Comox Glacier. I will have all the tools !!. Clipping out the road, filling in some cross ditching and ... more, cost: $ 10.00 to $15.00, Signup Available more
Sun Jun 29 MIRREN LAKE RD WORK PARTY, 8:30am, Courthouse, Tim Penney, 250-337-8363, moderate other activity, Trip is subject to TW permit being issued. This will be a work party trip to check out the road through to the trailhead and to do whatever we can too improve the conditions for easy ... more, cost: $10 plus $5 TimberWest permit fee more
Sun Jul 06 CAPES LAKE, 8:30 am, Courthouse, Tim Penney, 250-337-8363, moderate to strenuous hiking (all trail) with (some bushwacking, many steep sections), 12 kilometres, 1000 metres elev gain, This trip will be subject to getting the TimberWest Permit. A steep hike initially up through old logging roads and cut blocks. The route levels out a little below Mount Ginger Goodwin ... more, cost: $5 Plus $5 for TimberWest permit fee, Signup Available more
Sun Jul 06 MOUNT GINGER GOODWIN, 8:30 am, Courthouse, Otto Winnig, 250-334-2370, moderate to strenuous hiking (all trail) with (some steep sections), 11 kilometres, 1000 metres elev gain, This trip will be subject to obtaining the TimberWest permit. Starting time of 8:30 will coincide with the trip to Capes Lake on the same day led by Tim Penney. This will be necessary to ... more, cost: $5 Plus $5 for TimberWest permit fee, Signup Available more
Tue Jul 08
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Sat Jul 12
NOOTKA TRAIL, Gold River, Harold Osborne, (250) 703-0340, (Amber Gargus), moderate to strenuous hiking (trail & off-trail) with (stream crossing, some steep sections), 35 km, none elev gain, 9 people max, The 6 place Beechcraft and the 3 place Cessna now full for the flight to Louie Lagoon. Spot available for 2 more hikers, cost: 250.00, Signup Available more
Sun Jul 13 IDIENS LAKE, 8:30 am, Courtouse, Tim Penney, 250-337-8363, moderate to strenuous hiking (all trail) with (some steep sections), 11.5 kilometres, 1000 metres elev gain, Same starting point as the trips the previous week for Capes Lake and Mount Ginger Goodwin. A good steep start to the climb levelling out at about 1000 metres elevation and then an easy ... more, cost: $5 Plus $5 for TimberWest permit fee, Signup Available more
Fri Jul 18
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Sat Jul 19
COMOX GLACIER, 3:00 pm, Leaders Home; 2550 Back Road, Leslie Dargie, 250 897 1213, car camp, strenuous scrambling (trail & off-trail) with (many steep sections, some rock bands, some exposure), 25 K, 1500+ meter gain/loss elev gain, 8 people max, We will car camp at the trail head the evening of Friday, July 18. Our one day ascent of the Comox Glacier will begin at 6:00am on Saturday, July 19. This trip requires good fitness, ... more, cost: $15.00, Signup Available more
Sun Jul 20 JOHN BROWN & MOAT LAKES, 8:30am, Courthouse, Tim Penney, 250-337-8363, moderate hiking (all trail) with (some bushwacking, some steep sections), 10.5 Kilometres, 300 metres elev gain, An interesting way to get to Moat Lake from the backroads. A fairly short hike, but with some steep sections and possible scrambling. From the end of the road we will drop down to John ... more, cost: $10 plus $5 TimberWest permit fee, Signup Available more
Sun Jul 27 CENTURY SAM WORK PARTY, 9:00am, Court House, Geoff Brameld, 250-339-4345, moderate hiking (all trail), Approx 8 km, This is a light work party to clip out sections of the trail leading to Century Sam lake to prepare the trail for the Aug 3rd hike. Club equipment is available, all we need is a few able ... more, cost: 15, Signup Available more
Fri Aug 01
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Mon Aug 04
FLOWER RIDGE TO TZELA LAKE, At Leaders House., Ken Rodonets, 1-250-871-1245, backpack, moderate hiking (trail & off-trail) with (some bushwacking, many steep sections, some rock bands), 5 kms., 1,000 meters. elev gain, 6 people max, Hello CDMC Members..... ** This trip is planned to included some members from the I.M.R's. ** Planning to leave on the Friday morning and driving to the Flower Ridge trail and starting ... more, cost: $25.00 for gas. more
Sun Aug 03 CENTURY SAM LAKE, 8;00AM, Court House, Geoff Brameld, 250-339-4345, moderate hiking (all trail) with (some steep sections, some rock bands), 10 KM, 1300 FEET elev gain, 15 people max, 4x4 needed to access last section of road to the trail head., cost: 15, Signup Available more
Sun Aug 10 CASTLECRAG MOUNTAIN - BACK ROUTE, Juanita Wells, (250) 338-9234, moderate hiking (all trail), This trip is tenative pending someone to volunteer to lead, posted by trip director pending TW application. More info to follow. more
Sun Aug 10 MIRREN LAKE, Tim Penney, 250-337-8363, moderate hiking (all trail), Pending TW application. More info to follow. more
Fri Aug 15
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Sun Aug 17
ICEBERG PEAK VIA MIRREN LAKE, 5:00 pm, Harmston Avenue across from old church, Glenn Ord, (250) 871-4343, backpack, moderate to strenuous hiking (trail & off-trail) with (some bushwacking), 25K, 1500M elev gain, 6 people max, Pending TW application. I'd like to head up the Mirren Lake trail-head on Friday evening (car camp) and then get off to an early start on Saturday, camp up high. This will allow for plenty ... more, cost: $15, Signup Available more
Sun Aug 17
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Sat Aug 23
WEST COAST TRAIL, Harold Osborne, (250) 703-0340, moderate to strenuous hiking (all trail) with (stream crossing, many steep sections), 75km, 0 elev gain, 7 people max, 7 day hike starting north at Bamfield ending at Port Renfrew. Costs will be for permit, and return bus.THIS TRIP IS NOW FULL WITH NO WAIT LIST, cost: 300.00 + more
Sun Aug 17
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Sun Aug 24
REESE RIDGE, TBA, TBA, Leslie Dargie, 250 897 1213, (Ken Rodonets), backpack, moderate to strenuous scrambling (mainly off-trail) with (many steep sections, some rock bands, some exposure), 8 people max, This trip will be 8 days of back country travel. Most of it will be on high, exposed ridges. The days will be long and often strenuous. Some of the details are still being ironed out but ... more, cost: TBA, Signup Available more
Sat Aug 23
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Sun Aug 24
COMOX GLACIER - ONE DAY TRIP, 4:00pm, Harmston Avenue across from old church, Glenn Ord, (250) 871-4343, long day, moderate to strenuous hiking (all trail) with (some bushwacking), 25K, 1500M elev gain, 8 people max, We will car camp at the trail head Saturday evening. Our one day ascent of the Comox Glacier will begin at 6:00am on Sunday. This trip requires good fitness, endurance and scramble skills. ... more, cost: $15, Signup Available more
Sat Aug 30
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Mon Sep 01
COMOX GLACIER, 9 am, Leaders House., Ken Rodonets, 1-250-871-1245, backpack, strenuous hiking (trail & off-trail) with (stream crossing, many steep sections, many rock bands, some exposure), 7 kms., 1,500 meters elev gain, 12 people max, I will be leading a 3 day trip to the Comox Glacier. This is an overnighter for 2 nights. This trip is very strenuous !. We will be camping on the 1st. ridge and doing a day hike to the ... more, cost: $15.00 for carpooling and $5.00 for permit more
Sun Sep 07 BOSTON RIDGE WORK PARTY, Otto Winnig, 250-334-2370, moderate other activity, Pending TW application. More info to follow. more
Sun Sep 14 CAREY LAKES WORK PARTY, Tim Penney, 250-337-8363, moderate other activity, Pending TW application. More info to follow. more
Sun Sep 21 CAREY LAKES, Tim Penney, 250-337-8363, moderate hiking (all trail), Pending TW application. More info to follow. more
Sat Oct 25 SEASONAL POTLUCK, 6PM, Filberg Seniors Loung, Filberg Centre Courtenay, Tim Penney, 250-337-8363, (Pam Munroe), 60 people max more


Meeting Locations in Courtenay and Campbell River


Courtenay



C: Courthouse parking across from Thrifty Foods (Sundays and holidays only)
H: Harmston Avenue across from old church (any day)

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Campbell River



B: open grassy lot on 19th Ave beside Campbell River Bridge (any day)

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