Events & Trips

20 Hour Wilderness First Aid: Subsidized

What?! You read right. The Great Plains ACC Section, The Regina Climbing Centre and Back 40 Wilderness First Aid have teamed up to bring you the most exciting 20 hours you've ever had doing first aid. Seriously. It's pretty awesome. The course will be subsidized for ACC members only who are committing to become leaders […]

$265

Climbing Kenora: A Women’s Trip – Aug 10 to 13

The GP section is excited to announce a women’s rock climbing trip to Kenora, ON. This is a beginner to intermediate friendly trip to the Canadian Shield. Kenora is about 8 hours away from Regina and offers a different take on scenery and climbs compared with the Rockies. There is plenty of free camping as […]

FULL: Dancing With the Devil: A Climbing Trip to Devil’s Tower, WY

Devil's Tower, WY

This trip has met its registration limit and is now closed. Dates: Sept 20th to 22nd This will be a small group trip to Wyoming Devil's Tower and is meant to be an introductory trip to the Tower. Tentative plan is to climb Friday and Saturday with the potential of Sunday morning depending on conditions. […]

$20

Lake Louise Ice Climbing Trip

Lake Louise, AB Lake Louise, Alberta

We are heading out on an Ice Climbing trip to Lake Louise, AB. Leaving on the 18th and returning on the 21st will leave us two climbing days on the 19th, and 20th. Lake Louise for sure, and perhaps climbing at Grotto as well. Lead by ACC President Mike Wild this will surely be a […]

Great Plains Start of Summer Climbing Trip

Canmore, AB

SORRY! TRIP FULL - PLEASE E-MAIL SABRINA TO BE ADDED TO WAIT LIST IN THE EVENT SOMEONE CANCELS. Let’s kick off the summer climbing season! We are offering section members an opportunity togo rock climbing this June (Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4). We will be based out ofBanff/Canmore, AB. Climbing is weather dependent, […]

$50

Sept Long Climb @ Ten Sleep Wyoming

Grab your passports and let’s head south! The club is offering section members an opportunity to go rock climbing for two days in Ten Sleep Canyon, Wyoming, on the September long weekend (Saturday September 3 and Sunday September 4, 2022).  THIS IS AN INTERMEDIATE TRIP – NOT BEGINNER FRIENDLY. No prior outdoor climbing experience is […]

$50

Grunting at Devils Tower

Devil's Tower, WY

Small group trip down to the Tower! Do you like taping up your hands and grunting up a crack? Come find out if you do. This will be a multi-pitch climbing trip on some famous routes. Tentative objectives include Durrance (one of the 50 classic climbs of North America), Bon Homme variation, El Cracko Diablo, […]

$50

2022 AGM

Bushwakker's Pub 2206 Dewdney Ave, Regina, SK

After a three-year pause, we’re ready to have an AGM again! We’d like to invite you to come join us at Bushwakker’s pub, Arizona Room on Tuesday October 25th, 2022 at 7:00pm. The meeting is open to members and non-members. The agenda will include an update on all dealings of the section and a look […]

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Trip Info & Guidelines

Guidelines For Trip Participants

All trips listed in the Great Plains Section’s trip schedule are coordinated by amateur volunteer hikers, skiers and climbers. When on a trip, participants must act in a manner that is safe and responsible and participants are expected to bring the equipment requested by the trip organizer. Participants should find out the requirements and demands of the trip well in advance by asking the organizer and researching the trip in guidebooks and other literature. You must be a member of the Great Plains Section of the Alpine Club of Canada to join a trip.

Further guidelines for participants
  • Be prepared to complete a Release of Liability (Waiver). Waiver Form
  • You must be a member of the Great Plains Section of the Alpine Club of Canada to join a trip.
  • Sign up for trips that will challenge you, but are not beyond your abilities. If unsure, ask the trip organizer and tell them your experience and fitness level. People inexperienced in the mountains should start with easier trips.
  • Learn about the trip before you attend (which route, number of kilometers, amount of vertical gain/loss, type of terrain, length of day, etc.).
  • Give as much notice as possible to the trip organizer if you are unable to go on the trip. There are often waiting lists of other members who would like to go. If you do not provide enough notice of cancellation for your spot to be filled, your trip deposit will not be refunded.
  • Ensure that you have the right equipment and that it is in good repair.
  • For winter trips, ensure that you are using a digital avalanche transceiver and that it is in good working order. Single antenna/analog transceivers are not acceptable.
  • Bring your helmet on all moderate and difficult scrambles and all climbing trips. Leaders may ask you to bring your helmet on certain ski trips as well.
  • Be prepared to contribute to the trip and carry part of the group gear (ropes, etc.).
Personal Insurance

In addition to the liability coverage that the ACC provides for its members when they are participating in ACC activities, the ACC sells, through TuGoTM Travel Insurance, personal insurance for trips.

As a broker for TuGo, the ACC offers Emergency Medical Insurance, Trip Cancellation Insurance, Baggage Insurance and more. These policies are available to all Canadians travelling outside their home province within Canada as well as internationally.

If you require medical attention while you’re traveling outside of your home province, or outside of Canada, your provincial health care plan may not cover you. The ACC’s trip insurance covers air ambulance, emergency medical and many other medical expenses. Climbing, skiing and other backcountry accidents are not exempted (as they are with many insurers).

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