The Alpine Club of Canada

The Alpine Club of Canada – Vancouver Section


Want the opportunity to climb, hike, snowshoe and ski any weekend year round?
No experience required; we offer lots of opportunities to learn.

The ACC is an outdoor club with focus on mountain sports. We organize day-trips, camps and weekend outings, as well as a wide range of outdoor courses and workshops. Whether you are a hiker, backcountry skier, snowshoer, ice climber, rock climber or mountaineer, the ACC has an activity for you!

Not convinced? Come out to one of our monthly meetings; you’ll get to meet a ton of cool people, and hear about some of the things we’ve been up-to.

Ready to join? Check out our membership information page for more details.


Latest News

Coquitlam’s Mountains & Maps (8/3/2015) - Did you know there is a new trail map for the Tri-Cities area? The 1:20,000 scale map includes over 500km of hiking and mountain biking trails, and covers an area from Belcarra to Pitt Lake and north up to Widgeon Lake.…
May 16 – “Coastal Scrambles” Slideshow by Matt Gunn (5/15/2015) - What: A new slideshow by climber and guidebook writer, Matt Gunn When: Sat May 16th, 6-8pm, show starts at 7pm Location: The Arc’teryx Store, #104-4338 Main Street, Whistler (604-962-9272) Description: With the summer alpine season just around the corner, Arc’teryx in…


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Come to our spring social at Mahony & Sons - Stamps Landing on Tuesday, April 26th, 7:00 PM. With summer knocking on our door, this is the perfect opportunity to meet people and make plans for the year and support the club by helping us explore a new and exciting venue!

Presenting are Jill, Soleil and Marlaina (aka Girls and Mountains). They will share their story of their year long planning venture to get to Mendoza and climb Aconcagua! Their presentation promises insight into what it takes to prepare for an expedition like this, and a lot of laughs.

Hope to see you then!

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Hey everyone, the Hive North Shore is looking for volunteers for the Open Boulder Nationals next week. They primarily need brushers for qualifiers (Saturday, Feb 27th 9:45am-4pm) and semis (Sunday, Feb 28th 12:00pm-3:00pm) and one or two for finals (Sunday, Feb 28th 5:45pm-9:40pm).

Contact if you can help out.

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