Open House 2016
November 27, 11 am - 3 pm
Open House 2016
Winter Mountain Safety
Open House 2016
November 27, 11 am - 3 pm
Open House 2016
Winter Mountain Safety

Winter Mountain Safety Open House

Join us on Sunday, November 27, 2016 for a FREE event at the ACC’s Clubhouse in Canmore as we celebrate the coming snow season and refresh our mountain safety skills.

Open House: 11 am to 3 pm

Open House Activities

  • Free hot dog BBQ for everyone

Bring your kids, bring your parents, bring your appetite! We’ll have hot dogs and goodies for everyone.

  • Transceiver training demonstration

tridentcrevasseThe ACC’s Calgary Section will give a demonstration of proper avalanche transceiver usage. Join in the fun and up your beacon game!

  • Crevasse Rescue Demonstration

The ACC’s Rocky Mountain Section will show you the crevasse rescue ropes – literally.

  • Kananaskis Country Search and Rescue

Check out the gear and the systems the pros use when trouble hits. K-Country Public Safety has your back.

  • ACC Adventures and Yamnuska Mountain Adventures

If you’ve ever considered joining a guided outing, but you’re not too sure what’s involved, here’s your chance to check it out.

  • The Association of Canadian Mountain Guides

The ACMG is Canada’s professional association of mountain guides, hiking guides and climbing instructors. Join them for a presentation on winter backcountry travel safety.


The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society has helped protect over 300,000 square kilometres of Canada’s threatened wild areas. See what the Southern Alberta chapter is up to these days.

  • Buried by Ken WylieKen Wylie – author of Buried

Ken will be at the open house giving a presentation on his guiding career and the events behind his book Buried


Dress for the weather and plan on spending some quality time outdoors.

Scheduled events

  • 11:45 pm: Ivan Petrov presentation and screening of their movie Hobnails and Hemp Rope (indoors)
  • 12:30 pm: Free BBQ lunch
  • 1:00 pm: Crevasse rescue demonstration
  • 1:40 pm: ACMG safety presentation (indoors)
  • 2:00 pm: Ken Wylie presentation (indoors)

Our Partners:

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