Outdoors Club

The Swiss Outdoors Club is an integral Section of the Swiss Society of Vancouver, BC. It promotes friendship, fitness and fun. The Club organizes monthly outings (hikes, bike trips, ski tours, picnics etc.). The Club operates, on behalf of the Swiss Society of Vancouver, a ski cabin at Glacier Springs, Washington (near Mt. Baker). The cabin with a capacity of 25 person can be rented and is a short drive away from many excellent ski runs and hiking trails.

The Outdoors Club is open to all Swiss and their friends in the region. However, in order to become a voting member of the Outdoors Club, membership in the Swiss Society of Vancouver is prerequisite.

Club Membership Fees:
Single: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $12 per year
Family: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18 per year

Membership fees can be paid directly to the Outdoors Club Membership Chairperson Susanne Wilson (604-888-6949) or sent to the PO box.

Swiss Society of Vancouver
PO Box 32021 Walnut Grove
Langley, BC
V1M 2M3

Club Program for 2018:

Please note, the details to the events (location, time, etc.) are distributed to the members regularly via email. Activities are subject to change according to weather conditions. For all events of the SSV (including Outdoors Club, Choir concerts, seniors events), please refer to http://www.swiss-society.org/events

Jan 17 – Movie “the Divine Order” at Tiford Movie Theatre, North Vancouver
Jan 24 – AGM of the Outdoors Club, Edmonds Community Center
Feb 9/10 – Overnight at Tyrol Lodge, Whistler & snowshoeing in Callaghan Valley
Feb 17/18 – Skiing and overnight at Mt. Baker cabin
Feb 24 – Snowtubing at Cypress Mountain
Mar 3 – Snowshoeing (hiking) at Deep Cove
Mar 5 – Movie “the Divine Order” at Silversity The Junction, Mission
Apr 8 – Easter egg hunting
May 12 – Mothers day fondue dinner
May 26/27 – Hike and camping trip to Golden ears
Jun 2 – Baker cabin clean-up
Jun 9 – Hiking the Chief
Jun 17 – Fathers day brunch & Soccer World Cup (CH vs Brasil)
Jun 22 – Soccer World Cup (CH vs Serbia)
Jun 27 – Soccer World Cup (CH vs Costa Rica)
Jul 14/15 – Hiking and overnight at Mt. Baker cabin
Jul 28 – Swiss National Day (“1. August”)
Aug 25 – Poker Car Rally from west Van to Harrison & dinner
Sept 15/16 – Family Picnic at Mt. Baker cabin
Oct – Hike at Minnekhada and Metzgete (date tbd)
Oct – Jass tournament (date tbd)
Nov – Jass & poker tournament (date tbd)
Nov – Eagle watching & hike at Brackendale (date tbd)
Dec 9 – Waldweihnacht
Dec – Ski weekend and new years eve at Mt. Baker cabin