Event Category: Training

  • Remote Wilderness First Aid Course (20 hours) Canadian Red Cross certified, and offer practical, hands-on training that is nationally recognized and internationally recognizable. This course is designed for weekend warriors, scout and guide leaders and wilderness instructors staying closer to help. We add basic shelter construction on top of the normal content because of the […]

  • Welcome to the annual En Plein Air hiking/sketching/painting/photographing get-away weekend at Baker Lodge, by the Mt. Baker ski area in Washington State. We try to meet sometime after noon on Fri Sept 1 at Artists Point, and enjoy 2-3 days of hiking, scrambling, sketching and painting. – Hikers and photographers are definitely welcome!- The scenery […]

  • Description Dry practice of skills needed for top rope climbing. Please allow up to 8 hours. 4 people – 5-6 hours 6 people – 7 hours 8 people – 8 hours   Agenda: -Anchor building -Anchors to avoid -Prussics/ third hand -Cleaning anchors -Lowering -Rappelling -Crag etiquette and safety   Requirements: -Ability to bottom (ie […]

  • present proof of ACC Vancouver membership (see National Website) to cashier during store hours July 10-14. 15% discount – MEC removed a bunch of brand exclusions so that pretty much everything in store (services excluded) but does not stack on our package discounts (snacks cheaper by the dozen, climbing shoe/harness package discount, etc) this event […]