Zac Robinson


Zac Robinson is a historian and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation at the University of Alberta. An award-winning author and teacher of mountain history and literature, he is the Vice-President for Mountain Culture of The Alpine Club of Canada and a long-time Camp Manager of the Club’s flagship operation, the annual General Mountaineering Camp. An avid climber and backcountry skier, Robinson is a co-editor of the ACC’s State of the Mountains Report, a regular contributor to the Canadian Alpine Journal, and a reader for the annual Banff Mountain Book and Film Festival. Robinson is the co-creator of Mountains 101, a massive open online course dedicated to all things mountains on the Coursera platform. He presently serves the RCGS as the Vice-Chair of the Expeditions Committee.