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12.02.2017 (346 Days Ago)
News TitleThe 666 Trip Organizer Challenge
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Trip Organizer Challenge

As an added incentive for the many organizers posting club trips or courses and as a thank you for your contribution, the BCMC will be awarding the first 11 members who organize 6 outdoor club events, each with a minimum of 6 participants, with a $50 MEC gift certificate.

Rules: 
  1. The club event must take place outdoors.
  2. The event must be at least 6 hours in duration.
  3. At least 6 members must participate including the organizer.
  4. Trip feedback and attendance must be recorded on the website within 6 days of the event's completion.
  5. The start of this "challenge" will be retroactive to the beginning of our exec year November 1st, 2016.
  6. Credit is given to the primary trip organizer as shown on the Trip List.
  7. In the case of courses and practices, the course must be taught by club members.
  8. Maximum of one prize per club member.
  9. The trip must be primarily non-mechanized.

The Trips Chair reserves the right to refine and revise the rules at his discretion and shall be the final arbiter of questions requiring clarification.

Current standings will be displayed on the website. There is no requirement for entry other than filling out the trip feedback and attendance forms. Results will be automatically tabulated from that.

If you have any questions or comments you can email me via my link on the left of this news item or post them at the bottom of the page.

Good luck and happy organizing!!! :-)

 

2017 Results  (last updated 11/14/2017)
from 11/1/2016 to 10/31/2017 

TripsOrganizerDetailsAward
8 Paul Schrimpf 1/15 Anif Peak, 1/21 McLeod, 2/4 Laughington, 2/18 Cowboy Ridge, 2/25 Frosty, 2/26 Kelly, 3/11 Clinker, 4/9 Cassiope  #1
11 Cliff Eschner 11/19 Coleman Seracs, 12/3 Strawberry Flats, 12/24 Christmas Gully, 12/31 Pump, 1/21 Frosty, 3/19 Kelly, 4/15 Nordheim, 4/23 Saw, 8/19 Ice Climbing, 10/7 Elsay, 10/21 Coleman Seracs  #2
11 Winifred Swatschek 11/5 Anchoring, 11/6 Haul Systems, 1/7 Harvey, 1/8 Rescue Skills, 1/28 Avalanche training, 4/1 Névé, 5/7 Mountaineering, 5/20 Mountaineering, 6/3 Mountaineering, 9/23 Hanes, 9/30 Frosty  #3
14 Paul Olynek 4/16 Squamish Rock, 5/8 Squamish, 5/10 Squamish, 5/18 Squamish, 5/25 Squamish, 5/28 Rock Rescue, 6/18 Toproping, 6/23 Squamish, 6/27 Squamish, 7/12 Squamish, 7/23 Sky Pilot, 7/30 Markhor, 8/8 Squamish, 8/10 Squamish  #4
6 Chris Ludwig 11/11 WSL Trail, 6/3 WSL Trail, 6/17 WSL Trail, 7/2 WSL Trail, 7/23 WSL Trail, 10/7 WSL Trail  #5
5 Bill Maurer 1/28 Tonic, 2/25 Price, 4/2 Slalok, 5/7 Callaghan, 5/20 Baker  #6
5 Lisa Quattrocchi 2/4 Iago, 2/11 Iago, 5/20 Tszil, 7/8 Scrambling, 7/15 Scrambling  #7
5 David Scanlon 11/11 WSL Cabin, 12/31 WSL Cabin, 7/29 WSL Cabin, 8/10 Watersprite, 9/10 Watersprite Opening  #8
4 Maria Masiar 6/17 Burwell, 7/25 Crevasse Rescue, 7/29 Sky Pilot, 8/19 Matier  #9
4 Paul Kubik 12/23 Hollyburn, 12/30 HSCT, 4/21 Sigurd, 6/17 Dalton Dome  #10
4 Brittany Zenger 2/19 Zupjok, 3/26 Benedict, 5/28 Leading, 6/11 Laughington  #11
3 Konstantinos Voulpiotis 12/18 Avalance Practice, 2/18 Crevasse Rescue, 5/6 Baker  
3 John Beeckler 9/14 Squamish, 9/21 Squmaish, 10/4 Squmaish  
3 Geoff Zenger 5/21 Killam, 6/17 MacDonald, 10/7 Ben Lomond  
3 Oudina Cherfi 6/11 Crevasse Rescue, 7/2 Wedge, 10/29 Coleman Seracs  
2 Jeremy Thom 11/6 Ice Climbing, 11/19 Ice Climbing, 1/7 Ice Climbing  
2 Cameron Fenton 3/12 Nak, 3/26 Cayoosh  
2 Shannon Healy 12/11 Paul Ridge, 1/28 Paul Ridge, 4/15 Garibaldi Neve  
2 Jonathan Pollak 2/25 Zoa, 4/23 Rohr  
2 Larry Kost 1/14 Alpine skiing, 1/21 Alpine skiing  
2 Wayne Pattern 2/19 Cayoosh, 7/29 Sky Pilot  
2 Brian Wood 2/25 Snow Shelter, 7/15 Manning Park  
2 Dean Chamberland 7/22 Cloudburst, 8/12 Blackcomb  
2 Joe Blakeman 9/16 Anvil, 9/21 Squamish  
1 Colleen Craig 11/11 Mountain Lake  
1 Brad Hayes 1/7 Gin Peak  
1 Barnard Foo 1/9 Marble Canyon, 5/27 Squamish  
1 Will Hollett 12/11 Coquihalla  
1 Slawomir Skoczylas 1/29 Paul Ridge  
1 Claire Tallon 2/11 Winter Ski Camp  
1 Len Soet 2/13 Zoa  
1 Steve Pollak 2/19 Vantage  
1 Dave Hughes 2/25 Cayoosh  
1 Andrei Smertin 3/9 North Creek  
0 Peter Hanzely 3/11 Zoa  
1 Alex Gibbs 3/18 Duffey  
0 Alastair Ferries 3/18 Sowerby  
1 Wilson Edgar 3/19 Coquihalla
 
1 Brian Sheffield 3/19 Pebble Creek, 5/20 Tenquille  
1 Kurt Baia 3/25 Iago  
1 Steve Yun 4/30 Jimmy  
1 Manouane Deschenes 5/4 Skaha  
1 Jason Callaghan 5/6 Sully's  
1 Jennifer Wong 5/28 Crevasse Rescue  
0 Stanislav Datsko 6/3 Squamish  
1 Henry Marsden 6/13 Squamish, 8/5 Rexford  
0 Duncan Shouten 6/2/4 Baker, 7/1 Rainier  
1 Ed Zenger 7/8 North Creek  
1 Alice Obermajer 7/8 Adams  
1 Eva van Emden 7/8 Cragkeepers  
1 Cali Vindeirinho 7/9 Chek  
0 Bryant Lim 7/9 Crevasse Rescue  
1 Ravil Chamgoulov 7/15 Baker  
0 Peer-Daniel Krause 7/15 Baker  
1 Martin Schwarze 7/16 Cirque  
1 Justin Bennett 7/22 Haul Systems  
1 Lea Jovanovic 7/29 Shuksan  
1 Henry Marsden 7/29 Brandywine  
1 Karl Ricker 9/30 Stoyoma  
1 Jessica Stewart 10/1 Squamish  
0 Gerry Egan 9/30 Watersprite  
0 Dylan Kinney 8/5 Garibaldi Lake  
0 Jacob Downie 8/20 Baker  
1 Samuel Mullen 10/29 Squamish  

 Note: The standings are currently being maintained manually. If you have organized an event that you feel should qualify send me a message. If there is a strikethrough on one of your listed trips, it means that it could be a qualifier but the trip attendance form has not been completed. I'm giving an extra grace period as we're ramping up the competition so go in and fill in the attendance and feedback so I can confirm that the trip qualifies.

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  •  PaulO wrote 301 Days Ago (positive) 
     
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    I agree with Marie and PaulK... the club would benefit from promoting a similar mid-week outdoor trips challenge with 3 or more participants.
    Paul O :-)
     
       
     
     
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  •  PaulK wrote 308 Days Ago (positive) 
     
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    Agree with Marie. We need a 6-3-6 mid-week challenge!
     
       
     
     
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  •  Marie wrote 336 Days Ago (neutral) 
     
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    Really cool idea :)

    I've got a comment though:

    I don't agree with the "minimum of 6 participants" because:

    1/ Some people like huge groups and that is cool. But others prefer small groups of 3 to 5 participants. For more challenging objectives, such small groups might be better. It also makes it easier not to lose people in the woods and really move as one group rather than a series of little sub-groups with potentially poor communication between them. It also helps to have a more homogeneous group in terms of speed and level and it is safer when conditions are touchy

    2/ Some people post mid-week trips and those bring lots to the club as well. But mid-week organizers are penalized in this challenge since few people can join mid-week trips

    So this is a cool incentive, but it encourages large weekend groups which is only one type of BCMC trips. But maybe this is the type of trips that the BCMC wants to see?
     
       
     
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  •  Muddyman wrote 342 Days Ago (neutral) 
     
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    Great picture!
     
       
     
     
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