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2 04, 2016

Photo Contest – the Section needs a new display photo!

2016-10-30T13:11:14+00:00 April 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 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.

1 12, 2013

The Burgess Shale – What a Find

2016-10-30T13:11:15+00:00 December 1st, 2013|activities, trip reports|

On the evening of August 31, 2013, eight mostly-strangers met at a dimly-lit hostel in the heart of Yoho National Park. The group was preparing to hike up to one of the protected sites of the Burgess Shale, a fossil site home to some of the best-preserved organisms that lived over 500 million years ago.