ETM – Boswell Cabin – August 20th – August 26th – Chelsey Lumb’s Day Trips

Experience the Mountains day trips 2017 – by Chelsey Lumb Sunday Aug. 20 – Johnston Canyon (from resort) to upper falls – it was pretty busy. Beautiful but busy. Good warm up walk! Monday Aug. 21 – West Wind Pass

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2017 – August 21st – Experience the Mountains – Boswell Cabin – “Going up is the Easy Bit : Climbing the Big Sister”

We arrived in Canmore just after 2pm on Sunday, August 20th, just over 24 hours after leaving Winnipeg. I have to admit that I do enjoy the annual road trip, it’s a long drive, but I grew up with the

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2017 – August 20th – 26th – Experience the Mountains – Boswell Cabin – Summary report

The 2017 summer Experience the Mountains trip focused on a more front-country, family-friendly experience, reminiscent of the very first ETMs organized by the Manitoba section. We had four nights reserved at the ACC Boswell Cabin in Canmore, Alberta, followed by

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2017 Summer Activity Schedule

2017 Summer Activities Schedule

We are pleased to announce our 2017 summer activity schedule! Check out the list of trips below and remember to sign up online for any trips you want to participate in. Our trip leaders will contact you with more details and

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Cycling to the Mantario Cabin in February

Biking to Mantario Cabin

It’s not often that conditions in Manitoba during February are so nice that you can ride a bike out to the Mantario Cabin! Check out this excellent video put together by Tibor Bodi. “Our excellent 20K cycling trip to the

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Discount on U of M Climbing Wall Passes for Members

Great news climbers! The Manitoba Section of the Alpine Club is subsidizing a special 10-visit pass to the new climbing wall at the University of Manitoba Active Living Centre. The 35 foot climbing wall offers varying levels of difficulty and

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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2016/2017

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

For the 2017 year, we’re bringing the spirit of outdoor adventure and mountain culture to Manitoba. This year’s Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour features the best mountain films this year, showcasing amazing filmmaking talent from the world over to

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Experience the Mountains – Rogers Pass July 2016

Experience the Mountains – Rogers Pass July 2016

This summer for our annual Experience the Mountains Trip, we headed back to Rogers Pass. Thanks to Mick Hawley for submitting this trip report.  Read all about their experience and stay tuned for next year’s adventure! For the second year

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2016 Summer Activity Schedule

2017 Summer Activities Schedule

We are pleased to announce our 2016 summer activity schedule! Check out the list of trips below and remember to sign up online for any trips you want to participate in. Our trip leaders will contact you with more details and

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Third Annual Peter Aitchison Club Climb

Third Annual Peter Aitchison Club Climb

It has become a tradition for the past few years since Peter Aitchison‘s passing that the Manitoba section host a club climb in his honour. The venue, Gooseneck, of course, since Peter pioneered climbing at that cliff in the early

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