The David Thompson Climbers Association formed in 2020 in an effort to coordinate efforts and funds to maximize the development in the David Thompson Corridor.
But the heritage for the DCTA goes back much farther than 2020. Many people will remember pulling into COE to grab a copy of the original photocopied guidebooks by pioneers such as Jay Mills, Mike Adolf, Todd Learn, or countless hours by the Frontier Lodge crew building trails and establishing areas, and many more pioneers blazed trails (or routes) for us all to enjoy today.
Our goal is to produce and maintain a high level of route quality, maintenance and beta. Events like the Corridor Clean-up will be organized annually as often as possible, with trail build days and socials on the calendar as well. Stay tuned to facebook for event details.
The DTCA is 100% volunteer driven and 100% of all proceeds are poured back into bolts, chains, rings and ultimately, routes and areas. We are grateful for every penny donated to GoFundMe, or purchase of a guidebook. It makes countless hours worthwhile.
DTCA Board Members
2022 Guidebook is out!
Buy the guidebook online, or ask for it at your local gear shop.
- AlloutKids.com, online
- AlloutClimbing.com, online
- The Beehive, Nordegg
- BLOCS Climbing, Edmonton
- Boulders Climbing, Edmonton
- COE, Nordegg
- Gravity Gear, Jasper
- Nordegg Canteen, Nordegg
- Rival Trade Brewing, Rocky Mountain House
- Track N Trail, Edmonton
- Trailhead Climbing and Fitness, Red Deer
- Valhalla Pure, Red Deer
- Vertical Addiction, Canmore
- * More to come!
The DTCA is 100% volunteer driven and 100% of all proceeds or donations are used for route maintanance and development in the David Thompson corridor.