Summer Section Camp – 2017 in the Adamant Group in the Selkirks!

Summer Section Camp – 2017 in the Adamant Group in the Selkirks!
May 12, 2017 Webmaster

2017 Calgary Section Summer Camp: Fairy Meadows; the Adamants and Gothics.
“solid rock with exceptional opportunities for climbing”. The Adamant Group of the Selkirk Mountains provides climbers with a wealth of fantastic opportunities. The peaks here are mainly granitic and there are several classic routes of various lengths and difficulty to challenge all types of climbers. It’s Awesome!

Self Guided and Self Catered 7 days camp.

*Much more* information can be found on the Summer Camp page.

Interested? Then sign up for the week and download the application form, once completed please email it back to Clare ( and she’ll review it and send it to the relevant Camp Manager/s. Also feel free to email with any questions you may have. The Camp Manager for your chosen week will review your application and contact you to let you know if you are on the week. A deposit payment must be made before you are moved off the wait list and confirmed on the trip.


  • Week 1: Sunday July 16th – 23rd 
  • Week 2: Sunday July 23rd – 30th – this is an instructional week
  • Week 3: Sunday July 16th – 23rd 
  • Week 4: Sunday August 6th – 13th 

Fairy Meadows, British Columbia

The plan is to camp 1km South of the Fairy Meadows Hut at approx 2200m, GR 346-395. The staging area will be Swan Creek, about 110km from Golden on the logging road on the West side of the Kinbasket Lake.

12 (max) Calgary Section Members per week. After June 1 the camp will be opened up to other Sections


  • Maps:
    • Sir Sanford 82N/12 and Sullivan River 82N/13
  • Guide books:
    • Selkirks North, David P Jones 

The cost for the week is $460. This is based on worse case scenario (i.e. not being able to share heli shuttle costs + some contingency flights have been budgeted), also on only 9 paying participants per week, please note Camp Manager’s + Camp Coordinator’s heli fees are covered in this cost. Once your application form is reviewed and the Camp Manager for your chosen week notifies you are confirmed on the trip a deposit of $150 is required before you are moved from the wait list. Final costs will be calculated by the end of August and payments will be required by the end of September. Please note the cost will be no more than the $460 quoted.

The preferred payment option is to send an INTERAC e-transfer to the ACC Treasurer – Please ensure to send the password for accepting the e-transfer by separate email to the Treasurer and also ensure you let her know exactly what the payment is for. If you pay by cheque then please make cheques payable to ACC Calgary Section and mail to: 

ACC Calgary Section Camp,
PO Box 1995,
Calgary, AB
T2P 2M2



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