Climbing to the Clouds. A People’s History of BC Mountaineering
Ramble through more than one hundred years of mountain adventure in southwest British Columbia. Soar above the mountains, tour the times, rummage through the climber’s kit, watch original videos, and hear remarkable stories of personal feats, historic events, and outdoor adventures.
This online exhibit was developed in partnership with the Virtual Museum of Canada as an initiative of the Department of Canadian Heritage. NVMA also extends appreciation to the Center for Digital Storytelling and the mountaineering community.
Read about one 'Climbing to the Clouds' mountaineer and his legacy.
November 2012 - North Shore Outlook - North Shore siblings climb in their grandfather’s footsteps.
Keys to History
Explore four thematic web tours:
A Riveted Community: North Vancouver’s Wartime Shipbuilding
Building a Vancouver Icon: The Lions Gate Bridge
Moodyville: Legend and Legacy
Wilderness on the Doorstep: Vancouver’s Mountain Playground
Moodyville: A Lost Community
Explore Moodyville, a lost community located on the shores of Burrard Inlet where North Vancouver now lies. http://www.cnv.org/moodyville/index.html
Mountain Light: Photos from the BCMC Collection
Climb to British Columbia’s highest peaks and view stunning landscapes captured by some of the BC Mountaineering Club’s greatest photographers. From snapshots to hand-painted glass slides, Mountain Light displays a century of mountaineering artistry.