Sean Isaac’s been a long-time ACMG Alpine Guide that often joins us on ACC Adventures, whether it be leading our Early Season Ice course, Hut Discovery programs or teaching technical rock skills. His passion has already helped many people improve their technique and push their grade.
In an effort to help our guests learn more about the background of their guides, we thought we’d sit down for a few short questions with Sean.Read More
Because Girls on Ice Canada is aimed at underprivileged young women who have never been on glaciers and who aren’t kitted out for mountain travel, we’re collecting gently-used gear for them.
If you’re looking to clear out some of your old gear to make room for new this summer, please consider a donation to Girls on Ice. The drop off is at Gear Up Sports in Canmore on June 6, 2:00 - 5:30pm.Read More
Beginning with our summer 2019 issue of The Gazette, we'll be specifically featuring and highlighting adventure stories from our members, with each issue will including three feature articles from different parts of the country and abroad.
The ACC Gazette is our club’s stories told by our members for our members.Read More
We recently had members of the SMCC National Team up at the Bow Hut to conduct their training with ACMG Guides Aaron Chance and Andrew McNab. The Wapta Icefield provides the perfect terrain to help brush up on mountaineering skills as well as terrain management on skis - and you can bag a few peaks!Read More
The newest section of the ACC, designated at the Club’s board meeting in late October, is based out of Revelstoke, BC, a mountain town with deep roots in exploration and guiding. The section will represent a hugely historically important mountain area and will fill in the space on the ACC membership map between our Okanagan (BC) and Rocky Mountain (Alberta) sections.Read More
Mountain art puts to paper the feelings we get when we’re outside, inspiring us to preserve and protect our wild places. We’re proud to present the following art sponsors of the Summit Bid / 2018 Mountain Guides Ball, without them, events like this wouldn’t be possible - thank you!Read More
Throughout the summer months the ACC Conrad Kain Hut is hosted by one of our two custodians; for this season our custodians will be Heidi and Alistair.
We met up with Heidi and Alistair recently for a brief interview on what it's like to be a custodian, things they'd like visitors to know and climbing in The Bugaboos.Read More
During the 2018 Annual General Meeting our board members unanimously voted for the creation of its newest section: Great Plains. The new ACC section will serve the "Treaty Four Lands of Great Plains" which encompasses the majority of Southern Saskatchewan with its operating centre in Regina.Read More
This past April, Matt, along with a team that included glaciologist Alison Criscitiello, talked mountain adventure and climate science with school kids. They took live questions from students in classrooms across North America from the Wapta Icefields utilizing a satellite broadcast rig that fits into a backpack, connected to a camera on an iPhone.Read More