We invite you to explore Canada’s first fully integrated and interdisciplinary Mountain Studies Initiative, defining an emerging new discipline that brings researchers, students, and community participants together in improving our understanding of mountain practices, places, and peoples.
The Canadian Mountain Studies Initiative welcomes the mountain scholars of the world to join us, to collaborate with us, to study with us, to share our passion for the mountains.
|The Canadian Summit Series continues - April 5 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Telus Centre at the University of Alberta. Details.
View past lectures and presentations by guest lecturers and CMSI researchers
University of Alberta medical student enjoys the thrill of the climb.
Famed Canadian artist, naturalist and environmentalist speaking at Thinking Mountains 2012
Some of the world’s leading alpine researchers from the arts, sciences and humanities set up base camp at the University of Alberta last week to discuss the many uphill challenges facing the planet’s mountain regions.
A graduate student’s look at Thinking Mountains 2012 evokes memories of exhilarating learning experience.
Graduate students bask in Banff's rich history of peoples and places during mountain field trip.
The mountains are Dr. Stephen Slemon's calling; mountain literature his passion. Read a Q&A with 'Man of the Mountains', Dr. Stephen Slemon.