Award History: The John Lauchlan Memorial

The John Lauchlan Memorial Award is a cash award that exists to perpetuate the bold and adventurous spirit that John Lauchlan exemplified in his mountain exploits. It strives to promote the development of Canadians seeking a technical climbing challenge at an international level with financial support that non-commercial expeditions have difficulty accessing.

Grants + Awards

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GMC Photo Contest

During our GMC this year we ran a photo contest to win some sweet gear - supported by our generous sponsors over at Mountain Hardwear!

A big 'thank you' to everyone who submitted photos, they were quite nice to go through and see all the amazing scenery and smiling faces.


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Flatbloc Festival: Bouldering on the East Coast

Flatrock is a small town, about as far east as you can get in Canada before the long swim to Ireland. Despite its diminutive size, this town is home to over 100 boulder problems and 50+ single pitch climbs within 15 minutes hike of a parking area and less than 30 minutes from the Newfoundland and Labrador capital of St. John’s.


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Classrooms cool with ice

This past April, Matt, along with a team that included glaciologist Alison Criscitiello, talked mountain adventure and climate science with school kids. They took live questions from students in classrooms across North America from the Wapta Icefields utilizing a satellite broadcast rig that fits into a backpack, connected to a camera on an iPhone.

Community | Science

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