Fonds hint-20 - Alpine Club of Canada. Jasper/Hinton Section fonds

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Alpine Club of Canada. Jasper/Hinton Section fonds

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HINT hint-20

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  • 1906-2009 (Creation)
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    Alpine Club of Canada: Jasper/Hinton Section

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3 volumes textual records. -- A Century of Alpine Journals:[digitized 2008] originally created 1907-2007 (2.79 GB).-- "100 Peaks" [digitized 2008] originally created 2007 (735 MB).

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The Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) is Canada's national mountaineering organization. Based in Canmore, Alberta, the ACC has been a focal point for Canadian mountaineers since 1906. The ACC has 28 alpine huts and 19 regional club sections across Canada. They offer mountain adventures throughout the country and around the world, publish books and journals related to mountain culture, provide support for access and environmental issues, an avenue into competition climbing, financial grans that support a variety of mountaineering-related projects and much more. Executive of the Hinton/Jasper Section initiated a challenge to its membership in 2007 to climb 100 peaks in Jasper National Park to coincide with the Centennial of the Park. The section's membership were successful in climbing 92/100 peaks.

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Wayne Campbell, Jasper/Hinton Section Representative of the Alpine Club of Canada, deposited the records in the Hinton Coal Branch Archives in 2009.

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The fonds consists of 2 volumes of the Centennial Gazette published in 2006; 1 volume of the Alpine Club Journal for the year 2009; "100 Peaks Project" (completed by the Jasper Hinton Section) and digitalized by Peter Amann, certified mountain guide and past Chairman of the Jasper Hinton Section.

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  • The material is in English.

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Information for the Administrative History were taken from Alpine Club of Canada website.<br><br>Record No. 009.14<br><br>

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