promoting mountain experiences that challenge the human spirit



The John Lauchlan Memorial Award is a cash award designed to assist expeditions of Canadian mountaineers and explorers. The award exists to perpetuate the bold and adventurous spirit which John Lauchlan exemplified in his mountain exploits. Specifically, the award strives to promote the developement of Canadian mountaineers at an international level through the support of worthy expeditions and mountainous adventures.

"Whatever you can do, or dream that you can, begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it." Goethe

The John Lauchlan Award is administered in partnership with the
Alpine Club of Canada.

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The John Lauchlan Memorial Award