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These 65 TRIPS are FREE to participate for Rocky Mountain Section members. Want to become a member ?!
They are organized and led by volunteer trip leaders of the section. Want to become a trip leader ?!
Please make sure you've red the guidelines for trip participants

You must be a Rocky Mountain Section member to participate in RMS trips.

Guidelines for trip participants:

1) Be prepared to complete an insurance waiver form (click to download)
2) Sign up for trips that will challenge you, but are not beyond your abilities. If unsure, ask the trip leader and tell them your experience and fitness level. People inexperienced in the mountains should start with easier trips.
3) You must be a member of the Rocky Mountain Section, Alpine Club of Canada, to join a trip (become a member)
4) Learn about the trip before you attend (which route, number of kilometres, amount of vertical gain / loss, type of terrain, length of day, etc.). Take the time to check the appropriate guidebook for details BEFORE contacting the trip leader.
5) Ensure that you have the correct equipment and that it is in good repair.
6) Some trips will have a delay for the sign up. The delay states the number of days from TODAY until the sign up opens.
7) For Elevation Place climbing evenings: you may only sign up for yourself no more than a week ahead of time.
8) Give as much notice as possible to the Trip Leader if you are unable to go on the trip. There are often waiting lists of other members who would like to go.
9) Bring your helmet on all summer scrambles and alpine trips, as well as all ice climbing trips. Leaders may ask you to bring your helmet on certain ski trips as well.
10) Share expenses and be prepared to help carry a part of the “group gear” (ropes, etc.).
11) It should be understood that the trip leader has full control over the make-up of the group and can reject any potential participant at his/her discretion on any grounds that are reasonable (including skill level, safety considerations, potential personality conflicts, previously demonstrated inappropriate behaviour, or other aspects impacting on good group dynamics).



Note: the sign up for some trips is delayed until the leader wishes to take applications.


Quick access : February 2015 - March 2015 - April 2015 - May 2015 -

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February 2015

Date / Length Activity Destination / Level Trip leader Signup
Tue, Feb. 03rd
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a
Nancy HANSEN
(xxx) xxx-xxxx
Click to sign up for this trip
Thu, Feb. 05th > 10th
length: 6 days
Ski Touring at: Kaslo Area Powder-Goat Range
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
Brent HEPFNER
(403) 686-2630
Click to sign up for this trip
Sat, Feb. 07th > 08th
length: 2 days
Ski Touring at: Kootenay Pass Tour Loop
level: Diff.
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
James CLARK
(250) 426-6390
Click to sign up for this trip
Sat, Feb. 07th
length: medium
Ice Climbing at: Waterworks (Field)
level: WI2/3
ates: Simple Simple - Class 1
Doug SCHMIDT
(403) 763-9221
Click to sign up for this trip
Sun, Feb. 08th
length: medium
Ice Climbing at: Chantilly Falls
level: Mod/difficult
ates: Simple to challenging Simple - Class 1 Challenging - Class 2
Richard BERRY & Dave LYE
(403) 678-1836
Click to sign up for this trip
Tue, Feb. 10th
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a

Trip leader required!

Tue, Feb. 10th
length: long
Ski Touring at: Healy - Rampart Circuit
level: Moderate
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
Clifton POTTER
This trip is full and its waiting list too!
This trip is full
Tue, Feb. 10th
length: long
Ski Touring at: Spray Range Traverse
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
Jason GUPTILL
(403) 609-9855
Click to sign up for this trip
Thu, Feb. 12th
length: long
Ski Mountaineering at: Crowfoot Peak
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
Bob OLINGER
This trip is full and its waiting list too!
This trip is full
Sat, Feb. 14th
length: long
Ski Touring at: Bruin's Pass - Rogers
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
Mark KOLASINSKI
(780) 883-0211
Click to sign up for this trip
Sat, Feb. 14th
length: medium
Ice Climbing at: Balfour Wall
level: WI 2/4
ates: Simple Simple - Class 1
Doug SCHMIDT
(403) 763-9221
Click to sign up for this trip
Sun, Feb. 15th
length: medium
Ski Touring at: Boulder - Deception Pass
level: Moderate
ates: Simple Simple - Class 1
Chris NYKOLUK
This trip is full and its waiting list too!
This trip is full
Mon, Feb. 16th
length: long
Ski Touring at: Hero's Knob / Sweet 16
level: Moderate
ates: Challenging Challenging - Class 2
Jason GUPTILL
(403) 609-9855
Click to sign up for this trip
Tue, Feb. 17th
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a
In 3 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Thu, Feb. 19th
length: medium
Ice Climbing at: Grotto Falls
level: Moderate
ates: Simple to challenging Simple - Class 1 Challenging - Class 2
In 12 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Thu, Feb. 19th > 21st
length: 3 days
Ski Touring at: Elizabeth Parker
level: Moderate
ates: Simple Simple - Class 1
Chris NYKOLUK
This trip is full and its waiting list too!
This trip is full
Thu, Feb. 19th > 21st
length: 3 days
Ski Touring at: Rogers Pass
level: Difficult
Gail CROWE-SWORDS
(403) 609-7317
Click to sign up for this trip
Sat, Feb. 21st > 22nd
length: 2 days
Snowshoeing at: Lake Minnewanka - LM9 - Winter Camping - 1 Night
level: Moderate
ates: Simple Simple - Class 1
Peter DUBEAU
(403) 763-5991
Click to sign up for this trip
Sat, Feb. 21st
length: medium
Ski Touring at: Crowfoot Glades
level: Moderate
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 7 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sat, Feb. 21st
length: medium
Ice Climbing at: Finishing Hammer
level: WI3/4
ates: Simple Simple - Class 1
Doug SCHMIDT
(403) 763-9221
Click to sign up for this trip
Mon, Feb. 23rd
length: long
Ski Touring at: Pulpit Sub-Peak
level: Moderate/Difficult
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
In 2 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Feb. 24th
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a
In 10 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Thu, Feb. 26th
length: medium
Ski Touring at: Crowfoot Pass
level: Moderate
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
In 5 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
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March 2015

Date / Length Activity Destination / Level Trip leader Signup
Tue, Mar. 03rd
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a
In 17 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Wed, Mar. 04th > 08th
length: 5 days
Ski Touring at: Stanley Mitchell
level: Moderate
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
Lynn MARTEL
(403) 609-4320
Click to sign up for this trip
Thu, Mar. 05th
length: evening
X-Country Skiing at: Goat Creek Trail By Moonlight (Canmore To Banff)
level: Easy
ates: Simple Simple - Class 1
Christina BRODRIBB
This trip is full and its waiting list too!
This trip is full
Sat, Mar. 07th
length: medium
Ski Touring at: Chickadee Valley
level: Moderate
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
In 14 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sat, Mar. 07th
length: long
Ski Mountaineering at: French - Robertson Traverse
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 21 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sun, Mar. 08th
length: long
Ski Touring at: ChickaBoom Traverse
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 6 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Mar. 10th
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a
In 23 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sat, Mar. 14th
length: long
Ski Mountaineering at: Whyte Pyramid
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 11 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sun, Mar. 15th
length: medium
Ski Touring at: Storm Mountain Fire Break
level: Moderate
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
In 12 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sun, Mar. 15th
length: long
Ski Touring at: Fossil Mountain Circuit
level: Moderate
ates: Challenging Challenging - Class 2
In 21 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Mon, Mar. 16th
length: long
Ski Touring at: Burstall Pass
level: Moderate
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
In 22 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Mon, Mar. 16th > 17th
length: 2 days
Ski Mountaineering at: Balfour
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 6 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Mar. 17th
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a
In 30 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Mar. 17th
length: long
Ski Mountaineering at: Storm Mountain
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 23 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Wed, Mar. 18th
length: long
Ski Mountaineering at: Mt James Walker
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 24 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Thu, Mar. 19th
length: long
Ski Touring at: Noyes Creek
level: Moderate/difficult
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
In 25 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sat, Mar. 21st > 22nd
length: 2 days
Ski Touring at: Thunder Meadows Sat. / Tunnel Crk Sun.
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 18 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sat, Mar. 21st > 22nd
length: 2 days
Snowshoeing at: Takkakaw Falls - Camping
level: Moderate
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
In 18 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sat, Mar. 21st
length: medium
Ski Touring at: Lake O'Hara For Lunch
level: Moderate
ates: Simple Simple - Class 1
In 27 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sat, Mar. 21st
length: long
Ski Mountaineering at: Mt Hector
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 11 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sun, Mar. 22nd
length: long
Ski Mountaineering at: Mt Jimmy Simpson
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 12 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Mar. 24th
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a
In 37 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Mar. 24th > 26th
length: 3 days
Ski Mountaineering at: Mount Balfour
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 30 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sat, Mar. 28th
length: long
Ski Touring at: Vermillion Peak
level: Moderate
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
In 25 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Mar. 31st
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a
In 37 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
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April 2015

Date / Length Activity Destination / Level Trip leader Signup
Wed, Apr. 01st > 03rd
length: 3 days
Ski Mountaineering at: Peyto Hut
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 29 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sat, Apr. 04th > 08th
length: 5 days
Ski Mountaineering at: Wapta Traverse
level: Moderate/Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 25 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sun, Apr. 05th > 06th
length: 2 days
Ski Touring at: O'Hara To Moraine
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 33 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Apr. 07th
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a

Trip leader required!

Fri, Apr. 10th > 12th
length: 3 days
Ski Mountaineering at: Mt. Balfour - Diableret Glacier
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 24 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Apr. 14th
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a

Trip leader required!

Sat, Apr. 18th
length: long
Ski Touring at: Pumpkin Traverse
level: Moderate
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 46 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sun, Apr. 19th
length: long
Ski Touring at: Vermillion Peak
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 56 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Apr. 21st
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a
In 65 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Thu, Apr. 23rd
length: long
Ski Mountaineering at: Mt Gordon
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 51 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Sat, Apr. 25th > 26th
length: 2 days
Snowshoeing at: Bow Hut
level: Moderate
ates: Simple to complex Simple - Class 1 Complex - Class 3
In 53 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
Tue, Apr. 28th
length: evening
Indoor Climbing at: Elevation Place
level: N/a

Trip leader required!

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May 2015

Date / Length Activity Destination / Level Trip leader Signup
Sat, May. 16th > 18th
length: 3 days
Ski Mountaineering at: Twins Tower
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3
In 60 days from today sign-up for this trip will be open!This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
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Dates to be announced...

Date / Length Activity Destination / Level Trip leader Signup
dates: TBA soon...
length: 4 days
Ski Mountaineering at: South And West Twins
level: Difficult
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3

Trip leader's info kept private for now...

This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
dates: TBA soon...
length: long
Ski Touring at: Purple Knob
level: Moderate
ates: Complex Complex - Class 3

Trip leader's info kept private for now...

This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
dates: TBA soon...
length: medium
Ski Touring at: Narao Shoulder
level: Easy
ates: Simple Simple - Class 1

Trip leader's info kept private for now...

This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet
dates: TBA soon...
length: medium
Snowshoeing at: Rummel Lake
level: Easy
ates: Simple Simple - Class 1

Trip leader's info kept private for now...

This trip is NOT open for sign-up yet





New trip schedules are posted twice a year around mid-May and early November... please be patient !