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  • Comfort and Peril in Winter Camping

    Thirteen years has passed since the death of 2 ski campers in a snow shelter on the Wapta Icefield in…

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  • Tech Tips: Cold Hands Part 2: Cold Hand? Cold Finger?

    Occasionally while climbing ice, skiing, snow shoeing, etc., you may be plagued by one hand that just won’t warm up.…

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  • Tech Tips: Cold Hands Pt. 1

    Do you get cold hands in the winter mornings? — either hiking in to a climb, or skiing, or do…

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  • Getting a Grip

    Rope handling is one of the most basic groups of operations in climbing, as we use ropes everywhere for their…

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  • Pat Morrow on Ellesmere Island

    Monthly Social – September 17 – Pat Morrow

    Our September Social will be an evening that you’ll definitely not want to miss! Pat Morrow is an adventure photographer…

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  • Of Bear Encounters & Backcountry Awareness at the Stanley Mitchell Hut

    Early last Thursday morning while heading up the Kiwetinok Pass trail, I had the pleasure of meeting Lynn Martel coming…

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  • mountaineering gloves

    Mountaineering Gloves

      I still often see people knocking around in the mountains, cliffs, bush, and boulders with bare hands where they…

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  • ACC Monthly Social – AGM! April 16 – Laval St. Germain

    Laval St. Germain-Everest to Ocean: Tales from Above the Clouds and Beyond the Horizon Laval is a Calgary dad, husband,…

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  • Upcoming Election and AGM 2020!

    Election 2020:  Half of the available positions on the Board are up for election each year for *two* year terms.…

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  • False Pillars — an Ice Climbing Hazard

    A False Pillar is a ‘pillar feature’ that seems to be standing on terra firma but is actually on an…

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