B. Jody Lotzkar

Founder

1st Mountaineers

 

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Youth Service:  When: Yrs:  Where:
Cubs 1968-1971 3 31st Capilano Cubs
Scouts 1971-1975 4 31st Capilano Scouts
Venturers 1975-1978 3 21st & 15th Capilano Venturers
Leader-in-training 1975 1 21st Capilano Cubs
Basic Cub Leader Training (WBI) 1974
Basic Scout Leader Training (WBI) 1975
15th World Scouting Jamboree 1975 Lillihammer, Norway
Queen’s Venturer Award March 31, 1976 Victoria, B.C.
Adult Service:  When: Yrs: Where:
Scouter (Troop) 2010-2011 1 1st West Vancouver Scout Group
Group Commissioner 2011-2017 5+ “1st Mountaineer Scouts”
(5th West Vancouver Scout Group)
Scoutmaster 2011-2017 5+ 1st Mountaineer Scouts
Venturer Advisor 2014-2017 2+ 1st Mountaineer Venturers
Cubmaster 2016-2017 0+ 1st Mountaineer Cubs
Event Leader
2013 Mountaineering Camp
2014 Mountaineering Camp (Week 1)
2014 Mountaineering Camp (Week 2)
2015 Mountaineering Camp
2016 Mountaineering Camp (Week 1) “Girl Power”
2016 Mountaineering Camp (Week 2)
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June 28-July 5, 2013
July 12-19, 2014
July 19-26, 2014
July 4-11, 2015
July 2-9, 2016
July 9-16, 2016
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Rogers Pass,
Glacier National Park
Adult Training – General: When: Complete: Provider:
Woodbadge I  (Troop) November 27, 2010 Yes Scouts Canada
Pacific Coast Council
Woodbadge II (Troop) April 10, 2011 Yes Scouts Canada
Pacific Coast Council
Woodbadge I (Group Commissioner)  November 3, 2012 Yes Scouts Canada
Pacific Coast Council
Treasurer Workshop Sept. 24, 2011  Yes Scouts Canada
Pacific Coast Council
Child & Youth Safety June 18, 2012 Yes Scouts Canada (on-line)
Accessibility June 20, 2012 Yes Scouts Canada (on-line)
Volunteer Screening October 28, 2013 Yes Scouts Canada (on-line)
Woodbadge I  (Company) 2014 Yes Scouts Canada (on-line)
Woodbadge I  (Pack) 2015 Yes Scouts Canada (on-line)
Adult Training – Specialized: When: Complete: Provider:
Basic First Aid &
CPR
March 13, 2011 Yes The Lifesaving Society of Canada
Standard First Aid for Wilderness &
Level B CPR
October 25,
27 & 28, 2012
Yes St. Johns Ambulance
Avalanche Skills Training, Level I (AST-1) March 17-18, 2012 Yes Canada West Mountain School
Top Rope Anchoring
(incl. belaying & rappelling)
April 28 & 29, 2012 Yes Alpine Club of Canada
Vancouver Section
Mountaineering – Level I
– Weekend 1: Rock Climbing
– Weekend 2: Glacier Travel/Safety
– Weekend 3: Climb Mt. Matier
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May 25-27, 2012
June 2-3, 2012
June 9-10, 2012
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Yes
Yes
Yes
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Alpine Club of Canada
Vancouver Section
Crevasse Rescue – Dry School June 25, 2012 Yes Alpine Club of Canada
Vancouver Section
Trip Building for Event Coordinators June 26, 2012 Yes Alpine Club of Canada
Vancouver Section
Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue Clinic  June 22-23, 2013 Yes Whistler Alpine Guides
 
 
 

Memberships:

Alpine Club of Canada
Vancouver Section
2012-present  
Federation of Mountain Clubs of B.C. 2012-present  

                        Peaks Hiked, Scrambled & Climbed                       

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Peaks Summited
(21th Century)
Hits, Misses & Epics:

Location: Elevation: When:

Partners:

Hollyburn Mountain (hike)
– From Nordic Area Parking
North Shore

4,345 ft
1,324 m

June 19, 2011

1st Mountaineer Scouts

Black Mountain (hike)
– From Horseshoe Bay
North Shore

3,992 ft
1,217 m

October 16, 2011

1st Mountaineer Scouts

Stawamus Chief  (hike/scramble)
– 1st Peak
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– 2nd Peak
Howe Sound

2,001 ft
610 m
.
2,149 ft
655 m

October 29, 2011
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November 10, 2012
April 13, 2014

1st Mountaineer Scouts
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1st Mountaineer Scouts
1st Mountaineer Scouts

Mount Seymour  (hike)
– 1st Peak
North Shore

4,766 ft
1,450 m

June 2, 2012

Alpine Club of Canada
Vancouver Section

Mount Matier (climb)
– Northeast Face
Stopped 100 feet below summit ridge due to dangerous cornice conditions on top
Joffre Lakes Provincial Park

 9,131 ft
2,783 m

June 9-10, 2012

Alpine Club of Canada
Vancouver Section

Mount Cheops  (hike/scramble)
– Thunderstorm stopped us
≈ 1200 ft. short of summit
Rogers Pass

 8,546 ft
2,605 m

July 30, 2012

Alpine Club of Canada
Vancouver Section

Mount Abbott (hike)
– Stopped at ≈ 7,000 ft. level
Rogers Pass

 8,087 ft
2,465 m

July 31, 2012

Alpine Club of Canada
Vancouver Section

Eastpost Spire  (scramble)
– Stopped at false summit 50-100 ft.
short of true summit due to route issues
The Bugaboos

8,950 ft
2,728 m

August 3, 2012

Alpine Club of Canada
Vancouver Section:
Brent, Valerie, Karen,
Bill & Olga

Youngs Peak (climb)
– Northwest Face
Rogers Pass
Glacier National Park
9,235 ft
2,815 m
July 3, 2013 2013 Mountaineering Camp
Scouts: Svetlana, Emerald, Ben, Simon & Keir
Venturers: Jessica & Meredith
Leaders: Jason, Alastair

Mt. Kilimanjaro

– The “Roof of Africa”
– One of the legendary “Seven Summits”
Machame Route (trek)

Kilimanjaro National Park
Tanzania
19,341 ft
5,895 m
August 2, 2013 Simon (14)
Youngs Peak (climb)
– Northwest Face
Rogers Pass
Glacier National Park
9,235 ft
2,815 m
July 17, 2014 2014 Mountaineering Camp
Scouts: Keir, Ben, Robert, Douglas & Sawyer
Venturers: Simon & Jackson
Leaders: Dennis
Mt. Baker (climb)
Coleman-Deming Route
– Bad weather (clouds & poor visibility) forced us to abandon the climb at about the 8,500 ft level
Washington State

10,781 ft
3,286 m

July 15-16, 2014

Simon (15) & Keir (12)
Mt. Rainier (climb)
Disappointment Cleaver Route
– two team members were stricken with stomach flu and we were forced to abandon the climb after 24 hours at Camp Muir at 10,060 feet
Washington State

14,411 ft
4,392 m

July 17-19, 2014

Simon (15) & Keir (12)
Youngs Peak (climb)
– Northwest Face
Rogers Pass
Glacier National Park
9,235 ft
2,815 m
 July 9, 2015 2015 Mountaineering Camp
Scouts: Keir, Samantha, Evan & Spencer
Venturers: Randi, Logan, Hunter, Tanner & Weston
Leaders: Valerie & Francesca
Youngs Peak (climb)
– Northwest Face
Rogers Pass
Glacier National Park
9,235 ft
2,815 m
July 7, 2016 2016 Mountaineering Camp
Week 1 – “Girl Power”
Scouts: Fleur, Miranda, Madelyn, Jasmine, Amanda
Venturers: Samantha, Brianna, Randi, Abigayle
Leaders: Valerie & Tara
Youngs Peak (climb)
– Northwest Face
Rogers Pass
Glacier National Park
 9,235 ft
2,815 m
July 14, 2016 2016 Mountaineering Camp
Week 2
Scouts:  Jonny, Nathaniel
Venturers: Thomas, Eddie, Michael
Leaders: Simon, Keir, Eloi, John & Nick

Mt. Rainier

Disappointment Cleaver Route (climb)
Camp 1: Camp Muir (19,060′)
Camp 2: Ingraham Flats (11,200′)

 

Mount Rainier National Park
Washington State, USA
14,410′
4,394m
July 28, 2016 Simon (17), Keir (14)
& Spencer (14)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 “To Do” List:  Location:  Elevation:  When:  Partners:
Mt. Garibaldi (climb) Garibaldi Park

8,787 ft
2,678 m

Wedge Mountain (climb) Garibaldi Park/Whistler

9,527 ft
2,904 m

Everest Base Camp (trek) Sagarmatha National Park
Nepal

17,650 ft
5,380 m

Baden‑Powell Peak (climb) Langtang National Park
Nepal

 19,111 ft
5,718 m

* Contact me if you are interested in joining an international
expedition to climb the founder’s namesake peak in the Himalayas!
Aconcagua (trek/climb) Aconcagua Provincial Park
Mendoza Province, Argentina

22,841 ft
6,959 m

The Pacific Northwest
“Ring of Fire”:
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Mt. Garibaldi      8,787′
Mt. Baker         10,771′
Mt. Rainier       14,411′ (July 28, 2016)
Mt. 
Adams       12,280′
Mt. St. Helens    8,365′
Mt. Hood          11,239′
Mt. Jefferson  10,497′
Mt. 
Shasta       14,162′

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Peaks Summited
(20th Century):

Location: Elevation:

When:

Partners:

Stawamus Chief (hike/scramble) Howe Sound

2,303 ft
702 m

1970s

Cubs and/or Scouts

Sky Pilot (hike/scramble) Howe Sound

6,645 ft
2,025 m

Early 1980s

Ken Redekop

Weart Mountain (climb)
– Southeast Ridge
Garibaldi Park/Whistler

9,400 ft
2,870 m

Early 1980s

Hiked solo to Wedgemont Lake
& joined ad hoc team for summit

Black Tusk (hike/scramble) Garibaldi Park

7,598 ft
2,315 m

1988-89

Galdhøpiggen (climb) Oppland
Norway

 8,100 ft
2,469 m

July 1975

* International Team of Scouts
selected from the World Scouting
Jamboree in Lillihammer.
* Highest Mountain in Norway &
Northern Europe.
 Note:
* The 20th Century part of this list
is just a fun reminiscence project.
* Most hikes/climbs have simply
been forgotten over the years.

“I’ve climbed with some of the best climbers in the world,
more importantly, to me, they are some of the best people in the world.
That’s another reason why I climb.”

— Jim Wickwire.

Chillin’ in the middle of “Avalanche Alley”.
Anniversary Glacier below Mt. Matier. June, 2012.

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