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March 20-21, 2020, at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1Y3 The Alpine Club of Canada Toronto Section is once again proud to host the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour in Toronto on March 20 to 22, 2020. Get your tickets at www.TorontoBanffFilmFest.com Join us at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema […]
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Saturday November 16, 2019, Doors open at 5 pm The Pilot, Stealth Lounge (2nd floor), 22 Cumberland St, Toronto It’s that time of year again! Please join us for our Annual General Meeting and year-end party. Our Annual General Meeting will run between 5:30 and 6:30 pm, where we will provide an update on the club’s achievements over the last […]
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Where: The Gold Range, Monashee Mountains, BC, Week 5 of the Back Country Mountaineering Camp (BMC) When: August 2 – 9, 2020 (Sunday to Sunday). Registration starts on November 20th. What: A combination of instructional, guided and self guided climbing that ranges from 4th class scrambling to 5.9 climbing and glacier traverses. Cost: $2,430 + GST per person; the cost […]
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November 24th, 2019, 2:00 – 5:00 pm, High Park This will be an opportunity to practice avalanche beacon search skills. This event is relevant for all skiers and climbers venturing into avalanche terrain in the winter, including many objectives in the Adirondacks and New Hampshire. THIS CLINIC IS NOT A REPLACEMENT FOR FORMAL AVALANCHE TRAINING, SUCH AS AST 1 OR […]
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Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 9 am – 4 pm, Hardwood Ski and Bike. 402 Old Barrie Road West, Oro-Medonte. This will be a fun day of cross country skiing. You will have the opportunity to learn or improve on classic and/ or skate ski techniques.  Bring your own ski gear, or rentals are available. Most of the day will […]
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Friday February 21 to Sunday Feb 23, 2020 Calabogie and possibly Lac Poisson Blanc or Gatineau Park (Quebec) This is a weekend event at a reliable ice climbing area with many climbs having a range of difficulties. Calabogie is about five hours from Toronto. Accommodations have been arranged in Ottawa for climbers arriving Friday night and leaving Sunday afternoon.  We […]
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Friday, February 28 to Sunday March 1, 2020 This is the ACC_YYZ annual winter weened at Bon Echo! Its a weekend of winter camping, ice climbing, snow shoeing and / or XC skiing at the Bon Echo hut. Get outside for some cool winter fun and return to a warm hut for food and drinks. Drive up Friday and park […]
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November 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm, The Imperial Pub, 54 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON M5B 1C7 The ACC Toronto Section gathers on the second Thursday of every month in the backroom of the Imperial Pub. It is a great time for new and old members to socialize, get to know each other and share climbing stories.  Are you a new […]
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Thursday, February 13-Monday February 17, 2020Crawford Notch, New Hampshire, USA Join us for our annual Family Day Long Weekend Mountaineering and Ice Climbing Trip. This year we will stay at the AMC Highland Centre at Crawford Notch, near North Conway New Hampshire. Enjoy 4 nights stay at the Centre with breakfasts and dinners included. Activities include Ice Climbing, skiing, snowshoeing […]
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Why isn’t rock or ice climbing allowed at Algonquin Provincial Park (Rock Lake) or Killarney Provincial Park (OSA Lake)? Good question. Ontario has an unusual set of rules with regards to rock and ice climbing at Provincial Parks. Pursuant to Section 11 of Ontario Regulation 347/07: “No person shall rappel or climb rock faces in a provincial park with or […]
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