This was my first time attending an Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) Saskatchewan Section Mountaineering Camp, it was a wonderful learning experience full of excitement and adventure.
Presenting the Alpine Club of Canada, Saskatchewan Section's 2014 Photo Contest! The winners will get prizes for the winning photo as judged by the judging panel.
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.
This past May long weekend the Section once again held its annual Thrashers climbing weekend. Mary-Anne and her son Dominic and they wanted to thank the volunteers for the experience they had on the recent Thrashers weekend.
[report by Don Chodzicki] It's already November and it is hard to bellieve we haven't had a trip blog for so long, so let me bring you up to speed. In 2012 the Saskatchewan Section had some of their most successful climbing trips yet. In January the club had such a high demand to go [...]
by Dave McCormick (email@example.com)Not, perhaps, in the way you had thought, but as part of a Hut Work Party.From June 21st to 29th, the ACC ran a work project at the Conrad Kain Hut in the Bugaboos. For those who don't know the area, it's in the Purcell Mountains south of Golden, BC. It's a [...]
The Urban Adventure Race was held on June 16th and the results are now in. Results are posted on our website as an Excel file and can be read at: http://www.accsask.ca/pages/race.htm
by Howard Hemingson Race Director This summer saw the ACC Sask Section and Prairie Dog Racing hosting two adventure races in Saskatoon. The Urban Adventure Race was held on Saturday, June 11 and the Gopher Chase was held on Saturday, September 17. This was my third year organizing the Urban AR, which has been occurring [...]
Some, but definitely not all, of the films set for the two and a half-hour show coming to Saskatoon on January 16th, 2012 , are described below. As always, there is the possibility that the lineup can change based on recommendations from the Banff Centre. We usually also include some shorter clips in the lineup [...]
Skoki Mountain, carrying a 42lb backpack, scrambling, blisters and taking in the raw beauty of the mountains…this was my first backcountry adventure! A few things I learned along the way: Ensure the new hiking boots are well worked in! Hikes around the Meawasin Trail in Saskatoon will not do the job…as Alicia, [...]