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Climbing: Single Pitch Rock Rescue Course with ONE AXE Pursuits – May 26

WHERE: Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area (Reservations required). DESCRIPTION:  This 9 hour course is designed to give you a solid foundation in performing climbing-related rescue techniques for rappelling, top rope climbing and single pitch lead climbing. You will learn how to ascend and descend your rope with various techniques, conduct mid-rope load transfers, tie rescue knots and hitches, tie off and escape your belay, lower injured climbers […]

Pub Night: ACC Trivia Night! – May 23 @ 7:30 pm

When: Thurs May 23rd @ 7:30 pm Where: Imperial Pub, Back Room – 54 Dundas Street East, Toronto Topic: Join us for a night of fun where you can test your knowledge with some exciting climbing trivia. Topics will include Canadian climbing history, random ACC facts, technical and gear knowledge, and more! Participants can play in teams of up to […]

Bon Echo Boat for Sale

18ft Aluminum Welded Workboat: $15,000 “Mink” hull with self draining floor. Built by Kropf in Parry Sound, 2002. Used as ferry boat on a lake in eastern Ontario for 20 years. Total hours on hull 4015 hours. Current motor about 1500 hours. Motor is 60 hp Johnson 4 stroke (Suzuki 4 cylinder) from about 2002, serviced every year. There is […]

Climbing: Intro to Trad Climbing Clinic – May 5

WHEN: May 5th, 2024 WHERE: Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area (Reservations recommended) DESCRIPTION:  This event is for those who are either needing to brush up on their trad skills, or for climbers interested in learning about trad climbing.  The clinic will provide an opportunity to second and clean gear, mock lead, and learn or practice anchor building.   There will be opportunity […]

Earth Day Clean Up: Tews Falls – Sun Apr 21 @ 8 am

When: Saturday April 20th. Meet at Tew Falls Parking at 8:00AM. Where: Tews Falls, Hamilton, ON Description: High angle cleaning of trash in the basin below Tews Falls, prussiking up and down fixed rope. Contact trip leader for details. Cost: Free except your time and dedication to keeping our planet clean! Maximum Participants: no limit Gear: Helmet, harness, leash, work gloves (some will be provided), approach […]

Earth Day Clean Up: Devil’s Punchbowl – Sat Apr 20 @ 8 am

When: Saturday April 20th. Meet at Devil’s Punchbowl Parking at 8:00AM. Where: Devil’s Punchbowl, Hamilton, ON Description: High angle cleaning of trash in along the steep slopes and cliffs of Devil’s Punchbowl, prussiking up and down fixed rope. Contact trip leader for details. Cost: Free except your time and dedication to keeping our planet clean! Maximum Participants: no limit Gear: Helmet, harness, leash, work gloves (some […]

Survey: Courses and Clinics

Our Leadership and Training committee is seeking for feedback on what courses or clinics our membership is interested in. Your responses are greatly appreciated to please fill out this brief 5 minute survey on what you want as an ACC Toronto section member.

Dry Tooling: Drytool Nights April and May (Annual competition)

Drytool Nights is hosting a drytool night on April 14th and and their annual competition on Saturday May 25th! Beginner to advanced routes, a great place to hold tools for your first time, or train for the endless season. Sunday April 14, 5:00-8:30 pm:Joe Rockhead’s Indoor Climbing Gym$10 + Joe membership/day passMax 30 ParticipantsEmail drytoolnight@gmail.com to reserve your spot for either or […]

Pub Night: AMA (Ask Me Anything) Ama Dablam – Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm

When: Thurs Apr 18th @ 7:30 pm Where: Imperial Pub, Back Room – 54 Dundas Street East, Toronto Topic: Long time Toronto section member Quentin Hamilton will talk about his 2019 trip to climb 6,812m high Ama Dablam located in the Khumbu valley in Nepal, a stone throw from Mt. Everest. The trip was the culmination of a 40 year odyssey from being […]

Reminder: 2024 ACC Summer Leadership Course – Deadline May 27

This is the last call to submit your application for the 2024 ACC Summer Leadership Course! This year’s course will be held in the Remillard Range of the Northern Selkirks from August 3rd to August 10th, 2024. More information about the course can be found on the ACC National website under Summer Leadership Course. Applicants will be required to submit […]

Mar 21 Pub Nite Substitute: ‘Annapurna Circuit – An Unforgettable Trek’

Due to a scheduling mix up, the speaker for our original Pub Nite is unavailable on March 21st. However, we’ve managed to find a substitute speaker. We’re very thankful that so many of our members are able and willing to speak about their amazing adventures! (New) Topic: The Annapurna Circuit – a trek through the Himalayan Mountain range that stretches […]

Pub Night: AMA (Ask Me Anything) Ama Dablam – Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm

When: Thurs Mar 21st @ 7:30 pm Where: Imperial Pub, Back Room – 54 Dundas Street East, Toronto Topic: Long time Toronto section member Quentin Hamilton will talk about his 2019 trip to climb 6,812m high Ama Dablam located in the Khumbu valley in Nepal, a stone throw from Mt. Everest. The trip was the culmination of a 40 year odyssey from being […]