Monday, November 11, 2013

BCLS Field Trip November 10th

Trevor Christie photos from a well attended, successful field trip to Herrling Island on the weekend.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Club Show and Sale, Oct.18th and 19th

Thanks for the photos, Pete Endres. There were five vendors and a "touchy feely table."

Monday, November 4, 2013

BCLS Field Trip Coming Up

Field Trip: Agates, Jasper & River Rock
Field Trip:  Herrling Island & River Bars
Date & Time:  November 10, 2013 (Sunday)
9:00 AM
Meeting Location: Rancher's Restaurant at Bridal Falls
53560 Bridal Falls Road, Rosedale, BC
Material:Agates, Jasper & River Rock
Equipment:Rock hammer, bucket, digging tools, gloves, water-proof boots, warm clothing
Vehicle:Car (full tank of gas), four wheel drive & high clearance vehicle required
Other:Bring food, water, back pack

Be sure to check with the WagonMaster BEFORE you go!!
WagonMaster:Trevor Christie 604-794-3668

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Photo Sharing

If you have photos to share, please e-mail them to me at my personal e-mail address if you have it, or at . Looking for photos of the show and sale, and Sunday field trip.

I have more of Richard's photos - will be posting soon.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Photos from the Summer

Richard Bennet has shared many photos from summer rockhounding. The following are from Vermillion Bluffs.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Mark your calendar for the Christmas Party Dec.7th

The Christmas Party is at Leir House December 7th from 5:00pm- 9:00pm. Donna and Sandy are co-ordinating the event - more info at the November meeting.

Cawston Field Trip October 20th

There will be a club field trip in Cawston on October 20th. Meeting place is the little store by the flashing light on the highway at Cawston. Meet at 10:00am, heading to the site at 10:15. If you miss the meeting time, proceed toward the river on the road that intersects the highway at the flashing light.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

September 4th Meeting

Fifteen members and two guests attended the club meeting on September 4th. Minutes have been mailed to members.
President  Jerome Albo
Vice- President Duane Hamm
Secretary  Katherine MacNeill
Treasurer  Donna Carpenter

Gloria Bordass continues as Zone Rep.

Sandra Smith has volunteered to be webmaster.

Next meeting October 2nd, 7:30pm at Leir House in Penticton.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

BCLS Summer Camp Aug 11-16, Lilloet

Five club members attended the BCLS Summer Camp in Lilloet.

Fraser River

Native Salmon Fishery

Toyota, vehicle of choice at BCLS Summer Camp


Monday, July 29, 2013

July Camping, Phoenix and Rock Candy

Five club members camped at the Albo property near Westbridge July 26th and 27th. Saturday's exploration included the Rock Creek Farmer's market, and the roadside leading up to the Phoenix Mine site near Greenwood.

On the way home from Greenwood, we stopped to look at Boundary Falls.

On Sunday 7 members and one guest went to the Rock Candy mine near Grand Forks and came away with some colourful specimens.

Our stop on the way back from Grand Forks was the Copper Eagle for some great baked goodies, and an ice cream shop.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Monte Lake Trip

Six members attended the Interior Zone Campout at Monte Lake. Paxton Valley and Old Mill Site yielded some good material. There was live entertainment on Saturday night, and a pancake breakfast on Sunday morning.

Coalmont Camp Out

Three members attended the Princeton Club overnight rock trip with some good finds.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Rendevous 2013

Eleven members of the Penticton Club travelled to Ashcroft last weekend for Rendevous 2013.

Lunch Break after collecting Agate at Arrowstone

Heading up to Arrowstone - Ryan Chornick photo
Deadman's Trip - Ryan Chornick Photo
Deadman's Trip - Ryan Chornick Photo

Tree with vertical challenges.