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.


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Discounts for Active Trip Leaders (3/27/2015) - Coordinating and leading trips is hard work at times, but you meet some incredible people from it, and get to visit some pretty cool places also! We’re all about enabling that level of awesome as a club, and so we’re putting in…

 


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Hey Folks,

I have another message to pass along. :-) Our friends at the VRCG are hosting a bouldering comp at the Hive May 15th to raise money for Nepal as well. Looks like it should be loads of fun! Check it out: Boulder for Nepal: Fundraiser Comp.

If you can't make the event but you want to help, please donate through our ACC website: www.alpineclubofcanada.ca/nepal-earthquake-crisis/

Thanks and Happy Climbing!!
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Boulder for Nepal: Fundraiser Comp.

May 15, 2015, 7:00pm - May 15, 2015, 11:00pm

The Hive Bouldering Gym

: ) Hello our dear climbing family! Let's use our climbing power and commodarie to support the Nepal earthquake relief! *Canadian govt. will match donations till May 25. Hive will give discounted admission $10 (vs. $18.50) to all non-Hive members! *If you don't want to compete, you are welcome to bring a donation receipt to get the discounted admission. What's Happening? May 15 Friday - 7pm Comp. starts *Make sure you come earlier like 6pm to complete your sign in, gym orientation and fall assessment and warm up. - 9pm Announce Results and Super Final for Summiters Category. Comp. Format: Teams of 2 climbers complete problems within their hex grade range. You can pick any problems you like. Only one person in the team has to complete boulder problem, but the other one must be spotting or cheering (no divide and conquer action here). Each person in the team must do 1/2 of all problems on the score card.This means if your scorecard has 10 problems listed then each team member MUST have individually completed 5. First team to complete their problems and report back to the frontdesk staff win in their category. *Please select your category carefully, if you sandbag your ninja skills, you might be upgraded to a higher category. Comp. Categories: MENS: "Base Camp" 2 hex (12 problems) "Camp 1" 3 hex (12 problems) "Camp 2" 4 hex (12 problems) "Summiters" 5+ hex (12 problems) WOMENS: "Base Camp" 2 hex (10 problems) "Camp 1" 3 hex (10 problems) "Camp 2" 4 hex (10 problems) "Summiters" 5+ hex (10 problems) Admission ticket: Bring your donation receipt as admission: $30/person min. (meaning $60 per team admission). Hive will give discounted admission $10 (vs. $18.50) to all non-Hive members! *If you don't want to compete, you are welcome to bring a donation receipt to get the discounted admission. *Canadian govt. will match donations will May 25. More info: secure.redcross.ca/registrant/donate.aspx?eventid=172921&gclid=CIfunpOQrMUCFU6UfgodA7IADA

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