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Policy for persons under the age of majority

If you are organizing, leading or planning to lead trips for persons under the age of majority please read this document very carefully.

We are living in a changing world and over the past few years, a number of events have radically altered the rules and regulations about taking kids into the back country, most specifically as it relates to avalanche terrain. But taking kids climbing or into the outdoor environment anywhere comes with huge responsibilities and it is very important that you understand the ACC policy and how it applies to you as a trip leader/coordinator.

Parks Canada has also posted a page with some great information:

If you're interesed in some further reading about one of the incidents that precipitated much of this change please visit the following link.