This past weekend the ACC Vancouver Island Section celebrated the Grand Opening of our newest hut, the 5040 Peak Hut. The hut is located 35km west of Port Alberni, equipped with a large kitchen, solar panels and space to sleep 12, it’ll provide access to extensive summer alpine hiking and superb winter skiing in the area.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
The ACC team spent five days this summer doing repairs and maintenance at the Great Cairn hut in the northern Selkirks. Construction projects in the alpine often require our team to use creative problem solving, and we had plenty of challenges on our hands with this one.Read More
In August 2017, the ACC maintenance team spent nine long days at the Fairy Meadow Hut renovating the kitchen, staining exterior structures and giving the hut a much needed deep clean.Read More
The ACC maintenance team and volunteers spent two days clearing the "trail" to Fairy Meadow: the alders were trimmed, deadfall was bucked and cleared and additional trail markers were added at key points. It was a big job even for a great crew!Read More
ACC member Chris Jensen will be keeping us updated with photo galleries on the progress of the building of the ACC’s newest hut that, once complete, will expand the western edge of the ACC’s hut network by more than 150km.Read More
Our newest ACC hut is being built by Vancouver Island Section members and volunteers and will provide access to extensive summer alpine hiking and superb winter skiing in the area around Triple Peak, from its location 35km west of Port Alberni.Read More