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Youth Program receives CBT funding!

Exciting News! Our ACC Columbia Mountains Section YOUTH Program has received a substantial grant from the Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program. We would like to whole heartedly thank the CBT, the evaluation team and the City for their interest and support of this program! We will be using some of the funding to purchase youth specific climbing and hiking gear available for participants to use upon request. We will also be using some of the funding to continue offering subsidized youth courses and programs. Finally we will be using a portion of the funding to subsidize youth trip expenses such as hut fees etc. Stay tuned for upcoming trips!

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Looking to get more involved with the Section?

We have been approached as a Section to host the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival. For those of you that don’t know the VIMFF is similar to the Banff Mountain Film Festival. The BMFF is hosted in town every year by the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce and sells out three nights of shows consistently. The VIMFF could be a great revenue generator for our Section. The current Board Members simply don’t have the time to pull this off alone. If you think you may want to take this on or are able to help in any way please let us know.

New Summer 2020 Courses and Trips being added soon!

Hello Section Members.

Up until now we have been reluctant to offer spring and summer courses and trips in light of the current COVID situation. Since the pandemic outbreak began in March we have been in contact with the National ACC office and have been following their lead in our decision.

We now feel confident that we can safely offer some courses and trips following National ACC AND local COVID guidelines.

It is now with great pleasure that we are starting to add courses and trips for the summer 2020 season. Stay tuned to the website as we start to post them.

Looking forward to safely sharing in summer adventures!

Section Discount on Altus online climbing courses

Columbia Mountain Section Members.

Feeling like you need to brush up on you climbing anchors or crevasse rescue skills before getting out climbing this summer? Altus Mountain Guides have produced some online courses to help get you up to speed. They have offered a 25% discount for our Section Members.

Click here for link to the courses Altus Online Courses

25% off code “Columbia”

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Support Needed for CBT Grants

Youth Program and Jordan River Trails
Our ACC Section needs your vote in support of TWO Grants from Columbia Basin Trust (CBT).
The first grant we applied for is in support of our Youth Program. To help purchase youth equipment etc. The second grant is in support of legitimizing the informal Jordan River Trails.
There is long list of applicants in Revelstoke for CBT grants. Selection of recipients is influenced by number of residents supporting a given grant application SO, PLEASE invest 5 minutes and put your support behind your club’s applications.
To do so just follow this link https://forms.ourtrust.org/cip-revelstoke-online-engagement-form/ and
under “Please select a project on which you would like to provide feedback”. pick from the drop down list “Alpine Club of Canada – Columbia Mountains Section”.
Then under “Do you approve of this project?” click on “Yes”.
You may also provide your reasoning in the next text box.
After that click on +ADD and repeat the above this time selecting from drop down list “Alpine Club of Canada (Columbia Mountains Section) – Jordan River Trails System”.
We need your VOTE. You may also ask your friends to vote.
Thank You!