For more information, check out these additional resources:
The Alpine Club of Canada has 22 local chapters across Canada with programs for everyone from newbies to experienced adventurers. Once you’ve joined, most activities are free, and you can learn all of the basics you need to be safe in the mountains, while meeting like-minded friends. alpineclubofcanada.ca
The Association of Canadian Mountain Guides is the only internationally recognized professional body of trained, certified mountain and hiking guides and instructors in Canada. If you’re heading into the mountains, make sure your guide is part of their association. acmg.ca
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