Coming up om March 2.

Join China's top adventure filmmakers and climbers for a night you will never forget!  The evening will have three award winning Chinese films along with interviews with the filmmakers climbers, and presentations on rock, alpine and ice climbing and ski mountaineering in China.     

Purchase tickets online at AtrsPlace, Canmore

For more detials and nformation, click HERE.

All are welcome.  See you there!


Join us for a Cranbrook and area members social on Tuesday February 27 at Deweys Pub and Grill @ 8 pm

All members and spouses invited. Come and socialize with your fellow ACC Rocky section members. Club will buy nachos and members buy own liquid refreshments.   Event hosted by our sections membership chair Ivan Dixon. See you there!

Happy new year to all! We are going to have our first 2018 social on Jan 18! After a successful talk in Golden in December, Steve is coming to Canmore.

Last minute spots available for an AST 1 course for working locals in the service industry in the Bow Valley - lead by local ACMG Certified Guide Doug Latimer in sponsorship with Vertical Addiction.  Doug is offering a AST 1 course with a schedule and cost that makes sense for employees working in the service industry in the Bow Valley. Come take your first step for a safe ski season.


Classroom sessions are on Monday and Tuesday Dec 18-19 at

6:30-9:30 p,m.  The field day will be on Wednesday Dec 20th.  The course is

" Adventure Photography" -- A talk by John Price at 6:30pm, Dec 14 at Canmore Legion (834 7 St, Canmore). 

First Ever YEG ACC Ice Climbing Camp! December 30th-January 7th

This camp is a collaboration with the Rocky Mountain Section! One of our Ice Leaders is from the RMS, and we are looking forward to having participants from the Rocky Section as well!


Join us for the first annual YEG ACC Ice Camp! No more envy for all the ski camps – finally one for Ice Climbers!

This camp will be low key, with participants responsible for their own food / transportation. Accommodations are included (see below for details).

Our Introduction to Crevasse Rescue is coming up soon (Nov 17), but there's still time to secure your spot!  Learn the skills you need to stay safe in glaciated terrain.

Our Companion Rescue Skills course is also just around the corner (Nov 24) - sign up today to practice the latest techniques in avalanche response.

For more information on these and other courses, check out our Courses page:

Get your skiing, ice climbing, scrambling, mountaineering, backcountry hiking and rock climbing gear finalized at our ACC-RM club discount night at MEC. 

• Discounts are available to current club members and immediate family members who are with club members. 

• Anyone who wants to make a purchase at MEC must be a member of MEC or buy an MEC membership that night. Membership is $5 for a lifetime. 


Date(s) Friday November 10th

Time(s) 7:30 pm

Duration:  75 minutes 

Ticket price: $20 regular, $15 for Alpine Club Members, tickets on sale October 10th.

Age rating; e.g., 10+

Location:  artsPlace - 950 8 Ave, Canmore


One of our premier mountain explorers, this Quaker naturalist, floral artist, photographer, and writer found freedom in the Rockies, far from her origins. Inspiring music by cellist Elizabeth Sorochan, and images of Mary’s hand-painted lantern slides