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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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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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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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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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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.

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Holiday Club Climb

This past Wednesday, December 10, 2014, ACC Manitoba had its annual holiday club climb party at Vertical Adventures (VA) Climbing Gym. We had a fantastic turn out, with over 20 people in attendance. This may have very well been one of our

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Gooseneck Cliff Cleanup Day

This past Sunday several volunteers from the Alpine Club of Canada – Manitoba Section, including myself (Brad Friesen), headed out to the Gooseneck Cliffs near Minaki, Ontario for a much needed cliff cleanup day. Having been out to the cliff several times

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