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Alpine Club of Canada Toronto Section

Ice Climbing: Tiffany Falls 2024 Clinics

Our annual Tiffany Falls ice climbing days are set! Provided the ice forms, the plan will be to climb Sundays on the following days: Full details below: DESCRIPTION: This is an ice-climbing and mixed climbing clinic for people of all levels of ability. We review equipment, technique, gear placement, anchors, and safety protocols. Alpine Club of Canada Toronto Section works with […]

Showing You the Frozen Ropes

WHEN: Sunday, December 3rd, 2023, 12:00 to 3:30 PM WHERE: Imperial Pub, back room (54 Dundas St. E) Are you interested in leading a winter trip for the ACC Toronto Section? Are you a past trip leader who wants a refresher on our current policies? This trip leader’s orientation is for you! Join us for a free informal seminar and […]

Ice Climbing: Elora Gorge Mixed/Dry Tooling – Season 2

Location: Elora Gorge, Elora ON Dates and Time: 8:30 am – 5 pmSat 18th Nov, 2023 Cancelled due to warm weatherSat 9th Dec, 2023Sat 6th Jan, 2024  Description: Join us for a day of climbing mixed/dry tooling in Elora Gorge. Scratch or dance your way up challenging lines. Participants are responsible for their own gear (helmet, ice/mixed tools, climbing harness, rigid […]

Alpine Club of Canada Toronto Section Notice of Meeting – Sat Nov 11 @ 5:30 pm

TO THE MEMBERSHIP OF: The Alpine Club of Canada, Toronto SectionTake notice that the Annual General Meeting of members of the Alpine Club of Canada, Toronto Section will be held on Saturday November 11th at The Pilot between 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm with the agenda provided below. AGENDA:5:30 pm – 6:15 pm: Member Business 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm: […]

Oct 26 Pub Nite Rescheduled to Nov 16

Due to a booking conflict, this Pub Nite was rescheduled from Oct 26th to Nov 16th. Apologies for the inconvenience. WHEN: Thurs Nov 16th @ 7:30 pm WHERE: Imperial Pub, Back Room – 54 Dundas Street East, Toronto Topic: ACC Toronto Section member, Mylissa Prisner, shares her experience attending a mountaineering camp for Women and Non-binary individuals, based out of the […]

Snow Sport: Algoma Backcountry – Feb 16-19

WHEN: Friday February 16, 2024 – Monday February 19, 2024WHERE:Bellevue Valley Lodge, Goulais River ONDESCRIPTION: This Family Day weekend let’s head up to Algoma for some of the best backcountry skiing and splitboarding Ontario has to offer! We’ll be spending 3 nights (Friday – Sunday) and 3 days (Saturday – Monday) backcountry skiing at the Bellevue Valley Lodge where the owners have […]

Reminder – ACC Toronto Section AGM – 5:30 pm Nov 11 @ The Pilot

Just a quick reminder that we’re having our AGM on Nov 11th! This year, our guest speaker is Bronwyn Hodgins! You can follow her @bronwynhodgins and watch some amazing climbing on Bronwyn’s YouTube channel. As always, our AGM will have an amazing raffle of items generously donated by our community including some sick swag from Patagonia! More details to come in […]

[POSTPONED] Pub Nite: ‘Scaling Mountains and Building Diversity’ – Thu Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm

WHEN: Thurs Oct 26th @ 7:30 pm WHERE: Imperial Pub, Back Room – 54 Dundas Street East, Toronto Topic: ACC Toronto Section member, Mylissa Prisner, shares her experience attending a mountaineering camp for Women and Non-binary individuals, based out of the Conrad Kain Hut this past summer. The course was designed to build and reinforce Summer Mountaineering and Leadership Skills and […]

Clinic: Trad Climbing 201 – Sun Oct 29 @ 8:30 am

WHEN: Oct 29th, 2023, 8:30 to 5 PM. WHO: Open to people who attended the “Intro to Trad climbing” clinic. WHERE:   Kelso or Rattlesnake Conservation Area; TBD at a later date (Reservations required). DESCRIPTION:  This event is a continuation of the “Intro to Trad Climbing” clinic for those that seek additional practice placing gear, i.e. cams & nuts, for protection. During the clinic, participants will: […]

Last chance to donate and be famous!

As many of you know, we’ve successfully purchased a new boat to keep our Bon Echo activities afloat. This wouldn’t have been achievable if it were not for our fantastic membership and community! We’re putting out a final call for donations if you wish to have your name on the donor plaque which will be installed on the boat next […]

Save The Date! Annual General Meeting – 5:30 pm Nov 11 @ The Pilot

We’ll be holding our Annual General Meeting on November 11th at The Pilot! This year, we are excited to have Bronwyn Hodgins as our guest speaker. Bronwyn is a professional climber and ACMG Rock Guide based in Squamish, BC. From 13d sport and trad, to big wall first ascents in Greenland and Baffin Island, to becoming the first Canadian woman […]

Trip: Denali West Buttress – June 2024

WHEN: Late May to late June, 2024 (3-4 weeks) – exact dates TBD WHERE: Denali West Buttress DESCRIPTION: ~3-4 week ascent of the standard West Buttress route on Denali, Alaska. Popular well travelled route. Reaching the 6,190m summit involves establishing four camps on the glacier and lugging ~100lbs of food and gear by sled / backpack. Physically demanding and weather […]