Articles

  • Annual Photo Contest

    Dinner and Slide Show!!! It’s time once again for submitting to our annual photo contest. Submission deadline: November 20th to…

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  • Flat Knots for Joining Rappel Ropes

    For many years, ‘flat’ joining knots have been gaining popularity for joining pairs of ropes to be used for rappelling,…

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  • Calgary nordic skiers training options are diminishing!

    In June of this year, Winsport announced that they would be making severe cuts to their COP cross country trails…

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  • Ropes Custodian Wanted: J.A. Going Traveling

    The Calgary Section is looking for a new Ropes Custodian. The position requires: 1. Making ropes available for trip leaders…

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  • ROCK-IT! Real Outdoor Climbing Knowledge Introductory Training Program

    The Real Outdoor Climbing Knowledge Introductory Training (ROCK IT) program is the Calgary Section’s newest addition to our mountain skill…

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  • Bike Maintenance

    The weather was a little poor last month when the bike maintenance clinic happened, so I thought I could share…

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  • 8 Ways To Get On The Coolest ACC Trips

    There are a ton of awesome trips going up on the ACC Calendar all the time, and many people wonder what…

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  • Getting Old

    I’m 33 years old. That isn’t old. But some days I feel old and those days are happening more and…

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  • Back-country Stoves – Fuel Consumption

    It seems that the question of how much fuel to bring on a trip receives incredibly divergent answers. I have…

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  • VHF Radios for Mountain Use

    The following description is based on standard radio communication for VFR flying. Back-country radio communication does not require the same…

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