Section News and Resources

The ACC’s 24 Regional sections across the country are active, excited and planning trips and social events, photo contests, gym nights, meet ups and more. Check the listing below for links to your section's resources.

Northern Canada

Yukon Section website 
Events: winter 2018
Social: Facebook / Twitter

British Columbia

Vancouver Island Section website
Events: online calendar 
Social: Facebook
Noteworthy: 
  • Help push the Vancouver Island Section to the finish line of the Peak 5040 Hut build. $8k is sought for interior finishings, and the section will match all donations.

 Vancouver Section website
Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook

Whistler Section website
News: blog  Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook
Noteworthy: Spring & Summer - The Spearhead Huts Committee seeks construction volunteers for Kees and Claire huts. Work schedule and info at spearheadhuts.org  

Okanagan Section website
News: online  Events: online calendar 
Social: Facebook

Prince George Section website
Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook
Noteworthy: ACC members get 10% off memberships at OVERhang climbing gym. Bring your membership card.
Columbia Mountains Section website
Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook
Noteworthy: The Columbia Mountains Section was accepted as the 24th section of the ACC in October, 2018.

Alberta

Jasper/Hinton Section website
Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook

 Rocky Mountain Section website
News: online  Events: online calendar 
Social: Facebook
Noteworthy: 
  • New courses are on the calendar. Hone your mountain skills with certified ACMG guides, and get your winter off on the right foot!
  • Sat/Sun January 19/20 - Steep Ice & Mixed Climbing Weekend
  • Mon/Tue February 18/19 - Winter Glacier Travel (hut-based)

Edmonton Section website
News: online  Events: online calendar 
Social: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram

Central Alberta Section website
News: online  Events: online calendar  
Social: Facebook

Calgary Section website
News: The Breeze March 25  Events: online calendar  
Social: Facebook
Noteworthy: Jan 15 - Lynn Martel presentation at the Kensington Legion. Presentation starts at 7:30.

Southern Alberta Section website
Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook group

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Section website
News: blog  Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook group / Youtube / Google+


Great Plains Section website
News: (coming soon)  Events: (coming soon)
Social: Facebook

Manitoba


Manitoba Section website
News: blog Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook / Instagram
Noteworthy:

  • Wednesdays - Manitoba Section members can climb at Vertical Adventures gym for just $5 (bring your membership card). Email Kasia if you need more info.
  • Manitoba Section members also get a discounted rate on the 10-punch climbing pass at UManitoba ($20 off the normal rate).
  • Feb 2, 2019 - Banff Mountain Film Fest tour date. Tix on sale Dec. 1 (one week earlier for ACC members - watch Manitoba social channels).

Saint-Boniface Section website
News: online
Social: Facebook
Noteworthy:
  • The section's indoor climbing wall is open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. More info on the section website

Ontario

Thunder Bay Section website
News: online
Social: Facebook

Toronto Section website
News: April 1 newsletter  Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook / Twitter 
Noteworthy
Ottawa Section website
News: online announcements   Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook

Quebec

Outaouais Section website
Social: Facebook

Laurentides / Laurentian Section contact

Montreal Section website
News: online   Events: online calendar
Social: Facebook Group / Facebook Page
Noteworthy:

Atlantic Provinces

Newfoundland & Labrador Section website
News: online  Events: online calendar  
Social: Facebook / Twitter / Instagram
Noteworthy: First Wednesday of each month - section meetings at 8pm at Wallnuts Climbing Centre or nearby pub. Watch FB page for updates.