MOUNT | SEYMOUR
HISTORY | PROJECT
"Preserving and sharing the history of Mt Seymour skiing & North Shore cabin culture for all " - Alex Douglas (Lead Historian )
Mt Seymour History News Summer 2020
July 2020 update: Obviously things are changing daily, and most important I hope you and family are keeping well. I've officially retired, and now have the job of Official Mt Seymour Historian. Our travel plans are on hold so I'm taking the time to really work on the MSHP. I'm very available by e-mail or phone to listen to your stories or try to help with your question. I now have a Pop-Up Museum set up in the back of the AAC building, and encourage you to call me and book a visit. I have digitises the cassette recording of the pioneers and have them available to listen to by Goggle Docs.
All the best, stay safe and stay in touch.
There will be no official Uncle Al's Cabins Tours, but when I'm around I'd be more than happy to lead hike for groups of 6 or less that want to explore the history of Mt. Seymour. Find your families cabin site or explore the old trails, call or e-mail me to book a date.
UNCLE AL'S CABIN TOURS 2021 (no official tours this summer)
Uncle Al's superb summer cabin tours return this summer with dates throughout June, July, August & September. (dates for July & Aug will soon be on the web site). Also private tours can be customized to your interests, contact for details and pricing. To take part is one of these unique Canadian cultural tours and visit historic cabin sites on Mt Seymour CLICK HERE
View our extraordinary archive of historical ski images.
A collection of Mt Seymour related videos spanning almost 70 years.
Alex has worked on Mt Seymour for over 45 years and has been collecting anything and everything he can get hold of relating to Mt Seymour and the North Shore Ski Areas.
Arriving in Vancouver in 2014 Farn fell in love with the N. Shore Mountains and found himself working on Seymour where he collaborated with Alex to create this website.
Seymour 50 Years
Started on Seymour in early 1960’s Joining the Bob Dawson Ski School. From 1970’s to late 90’s he worked extensisly in ski retail. Finished his working life in Rentals on Seymour.