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6 hours ago

ACC Calgary Section
ROCK REVIEW 2022 is just around the corner! This is one of our flagship rock climbing events and it is an exciting time to connect with like-minded climbers from all levels. This year's camping will take place at Rafter Six Ranch, on the evenings of Friday June 10th and Saturday June 11th. Read more at --> bit.ly/rockreview2022---What is Rock Review? It is a weekend of rock climbing, socializing with your climbing peers and camping.*Trip Leaders will be posting climbing opportunities separately from the general event - you will need to sign up for these events independently.*---Details:ROCK REVIEW is an annual event and a season-opener.The Review is an opportunity for beginners to get their feet under them and receive some mentorship, for members to socialize, join one another on climbs, and thaw out our iced-over rock skills.ACCOMMODATIONS: + FOOD We have booked camping at Rafter's 6 Ranch. Tents and RVs can both be accommodated. There are port-o-potties and a fire ring.*You need to bring your OWN DRINKING WATERREGISTRATION: Rock Review is live! Please put your name on the wait list if you are interested in attending.PAYMENTS: The section will be subsidizing this event, final cost to participants will depend on the numbers. LEADERS: Leaders will post trips independent of the camping. You will need to sign up both for the review and for a trip (or plan a private trip). Expect some group TR/cragging events for all levels and some multipitch objectives.MINORS: We welcome participants of all ages, those 16 and under must attend with a parent or other designated adult. All minors (18 and under) should contact the leaders when signing up.QUESTIONS: as usual, please email questions to the leaders or the climbing chair - climb@acccalgary.ca📸: Paul Dormaar, "Natural Born Leader". 2022 "Rock Climbing" Category ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

ACC Calgary Section
On Monday May 16th 7-9pm, enjoy an in-person screening of Greg Gransden’s film “The Mystery Mountain Project” at the Calgary Public Library at 800, 3 Street SE.The film recreates Don and Phyllis Munday’s 1926 attempt to climb Mt. Waddington, followed by a discussion panel with expedition leader Bryan Thompson and expedition member and author Susanna Oreskovic.---Date: Monday May 16, 2022Location: Calgary Public Library, 800 3 Street SE Time: 7- 9pmTitle: Mystery Mountain Project Film Screening and Speaker Event---"One hundred years after Don and Phyllis Munday first explored the Waddington Range, a group of climbers attempt to retrace the Munday’s first route through the Homathko valley.In the spirit of adventure these hardy climbers chose to embark on this expedition outfitted as if it was 1926, wearing hobnail leather boots, woollen clothing, and waxed canvas raincoats. Every detail was planned to be as authentic as possible right down to the canned foods they ate and the wooden packboard backpacks they used.The documentary film,The Mystery Mountain Project takes us on this journey giving insights into what goes into planning an attempt to retrace a groundbreaking expedition, without the use of modern equipment. As the adventure unfolds in unexpected ways, the book, Expedition to Mystery Mountain: Adventures of a Bushwhacking, Knickerbocker-wearing Woman delves into the hearts and minds of these hardy climbers." ... See MoreSee Less
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