Author: Kevin Liu

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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Hello members!! It’s that time of year again, the weather is warming up and we are all heading back outdoors. As part of the Leadership and Training Committee’s initiatives, we put together a bunch of clinics so that we may all learn from each other. In order to do that we need your help. We are seeking experienced individuals to run […]
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WHEN: Thurs May 26th @ 7:30 pm WHERE: Imperial Pub, Back Room – 54 Dundas Street East, Toronto Topic: Join Jim Everard on a retrospective of the Everest Canada ’91 expedition. He will focus less on the ‘mountain struggle’ and more on the impressions, real and imagined, during and after this ‘traditionally financed and executed’ expedition.Bio: Jim has had the […]
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The Ontario Alliance of Climbers has been monitoring escalating mischief at Devil’s Glen Provincial Park and the adjacent lands of the Ministry of Natural Resources. This mischief appears to be directed at climbers. For details, please see the OAC’s Community Safety Alert dated April 13, 2022. Please be safe out there.
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Hi everybody! We have some great spring activities coming your way! Check out these local activities, and also some less local ones (in the summer). Be sure to start dialogue with the trip leaders sooner than later – especially for the bigger trips! Pub Nite Series: ‘Pandemic Alternatives’ – Thurs Apr 21 @ 7:30 pmEarth Day Clean Up: Devil’s Punchbowl […]
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WHEN: Monday August 8, 2022 – Sunday August 14, 2022  WHERE: Killarney Provincial Park DESCRIPTION: 6 nights, 7 days through-hike at a moderate pace on hilly, rocky, muddy, variable terrain. First and last day are short for hikes in/out and driving. Time for swimming and resting. Longest, hardest, hilliest day ~20.5 km.Complete in clockwise direction, westbound from George Lake Campground. […]
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DESCRIPTION:  Hiking and mountaineering trip in California – Oregon – Washington states.We will travel by car from south to north along Cascades Mountain range while gradually gaining altitude for acclimatization. After 3 days hiking in Yosemite (including the hike to summit Half Dome), we will attempt climbing Mount Shasta (4‎,322 m) if snow/ice routes (such as Avalanche route) will be available. […]
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When: Sunday, April 24th. Meet at Tew Falls Parking at 8:00AM. The gate will be open for us and proceed to the parking immediately afterwards. This arrangement may be prone to change. Where: Dundas Peak, Dundas, ON Description: High angle cleaning of trash on all of the escarpment below Dundas Peak, prussiking up and down fixed roped. Contact trip leader […]
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