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In order to be in compliance with Ontario’s Proof of Vaccination for High Risk Areas Legislation, The ACCTS Board of Directors has decided that, effective immediately, custodians at Bon Echo will request to see proof of 2nd vaccine before any participants at Bon Echo can use the hut or sauna. We are updating the calendar listings for the remainder of […]
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It is our hope that we can hold our Annual General Meeting in person this year, at the Pilot Stealth Lounge in downtown Toronto. We are waiting to see if the Ontario government will change the legislation regarding indoor events, so we are unable at this point to know for certain what the capacity limits for this event will be. […]
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The Toronto Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is looking for volunteers to fill the following positions for the coming year:-Section Chair-Secretary-Directors-Section Representative-Bon Echo Chair-Mountaineering Coordinator-Banff Film Festival Committee Chair-Banff Film Festival Committee members-Communications and Marketing Committee members If you are interested in volunteering for any of the above positions, please email info@alpinecluboftoronto.ca by October 20th, 2021.  Members of the nomination […]
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The ACC Toronto Section is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for members of all backgrounds and experience. The DEI committee strives to advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion in all section activities and events. We are seeking out members to join the committee to assist in increasing awareness of diversity issues and promoting diversity in the outdoors. Experience in advocacy, social media […]
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WHEN: Sept 11th 2021 at 9:00AM – 5:00PM WHERE: Rattlesnake Point Upper Parking Lot DESCRIPTION: A top-roping day designed for gym climbers who want to get outdoors. Come and learn how the climbing feels without pretty painted holds! We’ll meet in the upper parking lot at 9 am. COST: $9.50 plus tax (park entry fee) paid to Conservation Halton – Online […]
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Are you interested in challenging yourself by trying to cycle to Bon Echo for a fun climbing weekend?  We are hosting the second annual Epic ACC Triathlon.  As will be our tradition, the event is named after the start location, and the climb to complete. Last year, we started at 318 St. George Street, which was also the location that the […]
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With the province entering Step 3 on July 16th 2021, we are pleased to announce the following changes to our Bon Echo climbing trips: Limit of 13 people (Step 2) increased to limit of 17 people (Step 3). Hut open to use. Limit of ‘one weekend a month’ lifted for the month of July. 5 pm pickup time restriction lifted. […]
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Our Bon Echo season is upon us! Spaces are limited so don’t wait! The schedule is found on our calendar and full, up-to-date details (including Covid-19 protocols) are found on the Bon Echo page!
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Make-A-Wish Canada is looking for rope volunteers to help with their 10th and final Rope for Hope rappel. This year the rappel will take place on August 13th, from the roof of the 35-storey Westin Harbour Castle Hotel overlooking Toronto’s waterfront. In recent years, many ACC Toronto Section members have joined Kit Moore to raise money for Make-A-Wish, in return […]
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Good news everyone! We will be opening Bon Echo June 23rd! You can find our booking instructions and Covid protocols on our website. After navigating the recently announced government Phased approach to opening, the Toronto section is now preparing to re-open the Bon Echo property.  There were many discussions to ensure we are complying with the new COVID regulations, while […]
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