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So far ACC Sask Section Chair has created 19 blog entries.
3 12, 2019

Ladies of Rock (LOR) Initiative and ACC Saskatchewan – A new movement to empower women through rock climbing

2019-12-03T11:23:46-06:00December 3rd, 2019|news, Uncategorized|

The Ladies of Rock initiative is about empowering women through rock climbing. This program, partnered with Saskatoon Interval House is a gym and outdoor rock climbing program that will be offered to women leaving domestic violence.

26 03, 2019

Walk the Wapta – A look back to 2006

2019-03-26T09:50:46-06:00March 26th, 2019|trip reports|

Our Section is headed back out to the Wapta Icefield this summer from July 14-18, 2019. We recently came across some old stories from a couple members when they did a summer Section trip traversing the Wapta back in 2006. Enjoy the past trip highlights and if you are interested in this years summer Wapta trip, registration opens on Sunday March 31st, 2019.

2 04, 2016

Photo Contest – the Section needs a new display photo!

2016-10-30T13:11:14-06:00April 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

The Saskatchewan Section wants to update the club display and we need your help to select a suitable photo for a life-size enlargement. We are asking members to review their photo collections and submit photos that would be appropriate to promote the club to the public. If your photo is selected by the judging committee we will pay you $100 cash!

15 11, 2015

Adventures of Greg, Howard, and Adrien on Ice

2016-10-30T13:11:14-06:00November 15th, 2015|climbing, trip reports|

by Greg McKee. Howard Hemingson, Adrien Hounjet, and I had a great day out on February 21st. We drove to Field, B.C., and Climbed Carlsberg Column, on Mount Dennis, about a kilometer west of the town centre. When we’d finished the climb we rappelled down and hung a top rope over Cascade Kronenberg [...]

27 09, 2015

Flatlanders in a Vertical World

2016-10-30T13:11:14-06:00September 27th, 2015|mountaineering camp, trip reports|

Since I was young, I always had a profound fascination and love the mountains. In the summer of 2015, I had my first opportunity to go on a week ­long mountaineering section trip. This would be my first time doing any sort of general mountaineering. I was so excited for this opportunity I signed up immediately when registration opened months before the trip would happen in late July.

9 01, 2015

Ice Climbing – Choppers III, March 2014

2016-10-30T13:11:15-06:00January 9th, 2015|climbing, trip reports|

With about 3 years of rock climbing experience, my only exposure to climbing on ice was some top roping at the temporary ice wall members of the SK Section erected at the Winter Shines Festival at Farmers Market. Ice climbing seemed to be the next likely step and most definitely a cool alternative (pun not intended) to rock.

2 12, 2014

Tickets now available for Banff Film Festival World Tour in Saskatoon

2016-10-30T13:11:15-06:00December 2nd, 2014|film festival|

You can now get advance tickets for the Saskatoon Jan 12, 2015 screening of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour. Tickets are currently available at the following Local Sponsors in Saskatoon: Eb's Source for Adventure, Outter Limits, GripIt Climbing, Escape Sports, Bike Doctor & McNally Robinson Booksellers.