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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

Posted in Climbing, Events, Hiking, News

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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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

Posted in Climbing, Trip Reports

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

Posted in Climbing, News

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

Posted in Climbing, Trip Reports

Sandstone, Minnesota Ice Climbing Trip

Sandstone Ice Climbing Trip 2016

I’ve only ever ice climbed at the St. Boniface tower, so when I saw that the ACC-MB was organizing an ice climbing trip to Robinson Quarry Ice Park in Sandstone, Minnesota, I had to jump at the opportunity. I was

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A Bluebird Rock Climbing Day in NW Ontario

A Bluebird Rock Climbing Day at Panorama in NW Ontario

On July 25, ten intrepid souls gathered to boldly climb the gorgeous granite of Panorama cliff. It was HOT – but no worries as belaying from the lake shore allows for regular and frequent cool dips not to mention kayaking.

Posted in Climbing, Trip Reports

2015 Summer Climbing Schedule

2015 Summer Climbing Schedule

We are pleased to announce our 2015 summer climbing 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

Posted in Climbing

The Etiquette of Giving Beta: Who’s Climbing Anyways?

During our seemingly eternal Winnipeg winters, us climbers have been for the most part hunkering indoors training for the climbing season. The gyms are filling up with more and more climbers resulting inevitably in larger viewing audiences as you try

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Ice Climbing in Manitoba

In our last blog post we looked at Ice Climbing in Northwestern Ontario. So what about ice climbing right here in Manitoba? Well to be completely honest there isn’t much for natural ice climbing here in Manitoba. Although we do expect

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