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  • Upcoming Election and AGM 2021!

    Election 2021:  Half of the available positions on the Board are up for election each year for *two* year terms.…

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  • Assiniboine Death Off-Rope

    This summer, one of our members was killed near the top of Mt. Assiniboine. It was August 12, a beautiful…

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  • New Women’s Mountain Mentorship Group Leader Training Series supported by a grant from Canadian Women in Sport (WISE)

      New Women’s Mountain Mentorship Group Leader Training Series supported by a grant from Canadian Women in Sport (WISE) You…

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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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