Yearly Archives: 2022

Just a gentle reminder to complete our survey by June 17th, if you haven’t already, for the upcoming strategic planning session. Please let us know your thoughts on the club and its future. alpineclubtoronto.ca/survey2022
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Due to the popularity of last weekend’s event, we’re hosting a second Bon Echo 101! We have new climbers keen to be shown the ropes on June 25th and 26th. And remember, volunteer LEADERS CLIMB FOR FREE on 101 weekends. If you can make it, please contact Bryan Thompson at patrowski@hotmail.com or see the Activities Calendar for more details.
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The ACC Toronto Section is looking to re-focus the section’s direction with a strategic planning initiative. The Board is looking for feedback from the community to help guide us as we re-establish our goals. Please help us by completing this short survey before June 17, 2022. All responses are anonymous and confidential and will be used in our upcoming strategic […]
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WHEN: Saturday, June 25, 2022 10:00 a.m.WHERE: Metcalfe Rock, meeting at parking lot on 10th Line at the designated timeDESCRIPTION: Metcalfe Rock is one of several crags in the Beaver Valley area with splendid views, a short approach and a good number of moderate and difficult sport and trad routes – excellent for climbers of all levels looking to test their mettle on Ontario limestone. […]
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WHEN: Sunday, June 12, 2022 9:30 a.m.WHERE: Rattlesnake Point, meeting at upper parking lot at the designated timeDESCRIPTION: Rattlesnake Point is one of the most popular rock climbing areas near Toronto. The south-facing crag gets a lot of sun, has an easy approach and over 235 moderate sport and trad routes – perfect for the gym climber that has been […]
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On May 21st, southern Ontario was hit with a weather system which caused damage to many areas. Last week, we went to the Bon Echo property to assess the damage. We’re glad to report that all of our structures were untouched! Unfortunately, we could not say the same for some of the trees in the surrounding areas. Many thanks go […]
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If you have experience leading at Bon Echo then the 101 weekend needs you! We have new climbers keen to be shown the ropes on June 4th and 5th. And remember, volunteer LEADERS CLIMB FOR FREE on 101 weekends. If you can make it, please contact Rob LeBlanc at leblancrobertwade@gmail.com or see the Activities Calendar for more details.
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Hi All, The Board is looking for assistance from a member who has had previous experience with Strategic Planning. The Board is looking to re-establish the directive and goals of our section. If you have experience in strategic planning and would like to contribute, we would appreciate your assistance. If interested, please contact Pia Thurlow.
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WHEN:May 28, 2022 – Women and Gender Diverse SeriesJune 11, 2022 – Open to All WHERE:  Kelso or Rattlesnake Conservation Area; TBD at a later date. 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 […]
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WHEN: May 29, 2022 8AM-3PM LOCATION: Natural crevasses on Bruce trail close to Kelso area. The exact location will be communicated to participants prior to the event. DESCRIPTION: Practice crevasse rescue skills in various scenarios including hauling a person out of a crevasse using pulley systems and self-rescue by ascending rope. Roping for glacier travel will also be reviewed. COST: Free of charge […]
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