Membership applications are processed via the Alpine Club's national office.

Joining the Southern Alberta section of the Alpine Club of Canada provides you with numerous benefits including:


reasons to join

  • Regularly scheduled trips and training courses (e.g., avalanche safety courses)
  • Opportunities to meet like-minded people for mountain adventures.
  • Member rates at the ACC Clubhouse in Canmore, Alberta, the Canadian Alpine Centre in Lake Louise, and ACC backcountry huts.
  • Access to the Alpine Club's extensive range of mountaineering camps and backcountry ski camps (including some specially designed for beginners, women and youth) 

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reasons to stay

  • Comprehensive liability insurance coverage while participating in an official club activity or event to protect you as a participant or a leader 
  • 60-day advanced booking privileges at our 24 backcountry huts in the mountains of Alberta and British Columbia.
  • Subscription to the Club's national newsletter, The Gazette, published three times a year,
  • Free NewsNet e-Bulletin updates (if you subscribe) 
  • Eligibility for alpine leadership training and development programs 
  • Eligibility for annual Club grants
  • 10% Discounts at Awesome Adventures in Lethbridge (with proof of Membership)

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