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Rocky Mountain Section Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner



The Rocky Mountain Section (ACC) is having its second Golden social on February 20th! Come join fellow ACC members and guests for an evening get together.



The event ill be held in back tasting room of Whitetooth Brewing Company (623 - 8th Ave N) starting at 6pm. Eamon McGrath is playing.



Our Golden community representative, Pam Paylor, is hosting.  Members plus guest are welcome!



Applications for this summer's The North Face Leadership Course are now open! All details on the course can be found HERE and applications must be received by March 22nd to be considered by the Committee. 

Hope to see applications coming in from the RMS trip leaders for this excellent course. 



 

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Want to learn how to shoot like a pro? Our January social features a presentation by renowned photographer Paul Zizka, as well as the results from our annual photo contest. 7:00 p.m. on January 24 at the Canmore Legion. Free for all. 

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ACMG Ski Guide, Olivia Sofer, will be teaching our Advanced Crevasse Rescue on Friday, January 11th.  Take your glacier skills to the next level, and get prepared for the complexity of real-life rescue scenarios.  Just $70 for members, and $50 for RMS Trip Leaders.  For more information, see the Courses section of the website.

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Our RMS Ice Leadership course is next weekend (Dec 8-9), and there are still 2 spots available! Just $120 for two full days of instruction from ACMG Mountain Guide, Jeff Bullock. This course is the perfect start to become a Section leader for ice climbing trips! See the Courses section of this site or email coursesrms@gmail.com for more details.

The next Rocky Mountain Section social will be on Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 p.m. at the Canmore Legion. We will be having free pizza, followed by a very short annual general meeting and then a screening of one of Hans Gmoser's ski films. That night we will be showing "Rendezvous in the Selkirks", Hans' last (and some people suggest, best) film. Chic Scott will be on hand to introduce the show. At the time that they were produced, Hans travelled across all of North America showing his films to huge audiences, and their appeal has not diminished over the years.

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Our 2018 Photo Contest is OPEN! Attention Rocky Mountain Section Members, entries are now being accepted for our 2018 photo contest. Check out our photo contest link HERE for details and contest rules. The deadline for submissions is December 31. Winners will be announced at our January Social in early 2019! 

To view photos from last year, click HERE

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With the Oct 26 crust lurking under an increasing snowpack, it's time to start thinking avalanche safety. Refine your rescue methods with our Companion Rescue Skills course - spots still available!

http://www.accrockymtn.ca/companion-rescue-skills-crs-24-november-2018

2 spots left on our Intro to Roping Up for Glacier course - tomorrow, Tues 6 Nov! Register before noon tomorrow through our Eventbrite page ($20 for ACC members, $10 for RMS trip leaders):

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/introduction-to-roping-up-for-glacier-travel-tickets-50430260266

 

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