About Vancouver Island Mountain Centre
The VANCOUVER ISLAND MOUNTAIN SPORTS SOCIETY (VIMSS) is a non-profit organization which runs the Mountain Centre. VIMSS provides programs and services that enhance access to the mountain environment. Environment awareness, safety and survival in mountain climates and educational field experiences in all mountain terrain are explored. VIMSS provides low cost access to the alpine to reduce barriers for families and individuals to enjoy more healthy activities together. VIMSS also provides yearly grants to mountain sport based athletes from Vancouver Island to help augment their training. In addition to funding athletes, VIMSS has overseen significant infrastructure projects including trail expansion, trail access to Strathcona Park and a new Vancouver Island Mountain Centre.