Alpine Club of Canada is a collection of local communities of people
who are passionate about climbing and alpine environments. The passion
is expressed in different ways, with one of the most long lasting being
the films and writing that recall the experiences in the mountains. This
is our Mountain Culture.
Published annually since 1907, The Canadian Alpine Journal
is the flagship publication of the ACC. It is the permanent record of
the biggest ascents, finest photography and most inspiring
accomplishments. The CAJ is equal parts detailed route descriptions,
introspective writing, science and humour.
covers current Club events, true adventure stories submitted by members
from across the country and around the globe, safety tips, gear hints,
history, scientific and cultural issues pertaining to the mountain
environment, as well as section news and classified ads. It is published
in March, July and November.
NewsNet is a weekly e-bulletin that will keep you up-to-date on the
latest news and events of interest to the mountain community. For
information on our electronic bulletin, visit The NewsNet page.
year the ACC and mountain guide communities get together to renew
bonds, share stories, celebrate accomplishments and recognize new ACMG
Guides. The 2017 MGB is scheduled for October 14. Learn more about the
Ball and tickets on our MGB page .
Launched in 1999, the Summit Series
is a collection of biographies of people who have made a difference in
Canadian mountaineering, most of whom have been Patron of a Mountain
The ACC is a proud sponsor of the Banff Mountain Festivals .
We have been involved with the Festivals since their inception and
annually present the prizes for the best film on climbing and the Best
The complete list of retail publications is available online in our Online Store .