Tak Ogasawara

Tak Ogasawara is a skilled mountaineer with extensive experience climbing mountains on Vancouver Island and in Japan. Tak’s contributions and service to the Vancouver Island Section are particularly significant when he leads and participates in section trips. He is highly respected for his wise and tactful leadership. He leads by quiet and modest example, realistically choosing appropriate climbs and number of participants, thereby ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all. Tak is an inspirational role model to all for his courage and determination in the face of adversity.

Tak Ogasawara was awarded the Alpine Club of Canada’s Don Forest Service Award in 2012.