Backcountry Access meeting – Port Alberni – March 24th, 2018

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From our Executive Director, Barry Janyk: It was great I was able to attend a meeting organised by NDP Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA Scott Fraser to try and find solutions to backcountry access restrictions that have been increasing on Vancouver Island. MLA Fraser addressed the group to help define the issues and seek support for […]

We talked huts with ACC National’s Custodian Coordinator

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The Alpine Club of Canada is synonymous with backcountry huts. With 26 far-flung shelters in Western Canada, plus another 6 operated by local sections, the ACC has the largest network of backcountry accommodation in North America. And while these huts provide year-round comfort and convenience, not to mention countless environmental benefits, they don’t maintain themselves. […]