The Safety Committee of the Alpine Club of Canada recommends to the Board of Directors the adaptation of the following policy:Participants on all mountaineering, skiing and ice climbing trips, camps and courses of the Alpine Club of Canada in avalanche terrain are required to use a modern avalanche transceiver, as recommended by the Canadian Avalanche [...]
The Saskatchewan Section is, after years of pleading from members, finally coming out with a NEW Section T-Shirt.You can order your new Tee until April 30th, 2010, so don't delay.All information is available by following the link to the Section Stuff webpage. An order form and all other essential information can be seen there.
One of the blogs we occasionally follow is The Mountain World. A recent post of theirs told the story of some rope testing results.The story should serve as a reminder to all of us who use ropes for climbing (I have an old one I use only for winching down trees, so it doesn't count!). [...]