Central Alberta

Central Alberta

Although the Central Alberta Section is based out of Red Deer, it has members in many outlying Central Alberta communities – some as far away as Lloydminster and Wainwright. Members are offered opportunities to participate in outdoor activities together no matter where they live.

Membership Rates

A $5 discount on the above rates will apply if a Section Membership is purchased at the same time as a National Membership. 

Huts And Other Activities

Annual skill reviews for both summer and winter activities are also held. These skill reviews (rock in the summer/ice in the winter) provide a good start to the season. These events are designed for review purposes as well as an introduction for the novice. The section tries to cover various types of outdoor activities but the emphasis is mainly on scrambles, rock climbs, ice climbs, and mountaineering trips. Members meet at local climbing walls on a regular basis – for more information, please contact one of the executive.

Meetings and Socials

Monthly meetings to discuss upcoming trips, plan additional trips, respond to questions and discuss the needs of the club are held September thru June on the first Tuesday of the month at the Collicutt Centre in Red Deer. The meetings are open to all. The Section newsletter, The Runout, is distributed quarterly to keep members updated on the latest happenings in the Central Alberta Section as well as news from other sections and the national club.

Trip Schedule

During the summer season the Section offers rock climbing, alpine climbing, scrambling, hiking and backpacking trips. During the winter season the Section provides backcountry skiing and ice climbing. Trips are open to all Section members. The trip schedules (available on the Section Facebook or printed in its newsletters) outline Section activities throughout the year. All members are welcome to take part in these events by emailing or calling the contact person.