All Courses

Join one of our scheduled climbing courses below or create your own custom trip!  Email us at info@cdnalpine.com to book!

ROCK CLIMBING COURSES

Introductory Rock Climbing – 2 days of fun and excitement learning the basics of rock climbing & rappelling! Courses take place in the Canmore/Banff/Kananaskis area. 2 days. $345. Maximum 6 participants.
DATES 2024:
June 8-9th; Aug 24-25th; Sep 7-8th

Sport Lead Course – 2 days learning to lead bolted rock climbs. The goal of this course is to help you become a self-sufficient and safe sport climber. Courses take place in the Canmore/Banff/Kananaskis area. 2 days. $375. Maximum 5 participants.
DATES 2024:
May 18-19th; July 20-21st; Aug 24-25th

Rock Skills Course – 3 days of rock climbing skills for those who have tried climbing and want to become safe and independent climbers! Intro rock course or lots of gym climbing experience required. 3 days. $725. Maximum 4 participants.
DATES 2024: Jun 17-19th(FULL); Jul 2-4th; Aug 19-21st(FULL); Sep 9-11th

Trad Climbing Course – 2 days of learning to lead traditional gear climbs! Emphasis will be on proper placement of nuts and cams for protection & anchor building. Very small group sizes allow us to tailor the instruction to meet your level of skill & ambition! 2 days. $425. Maximum 4 participants.
DATES 2024:
May 4-5th; June 22-23rd; July 20-21st; Aug 31-Sep 1st

Advanced Rock Skills Week – 5 day course for experienced sport climbers wanting to get into harder routes, trad climbing and multipitch! 5 days. $1245. Maximum 4 participants.
DATES 2024:
May 20-24th; Jun 10-14th; Aug 17-21st

MOUNTAINEERING COURSES

Glacier Travel Course – Should be considered mandatory training for anyone who plans on climbing or skiing in glaciated terrain. Choose from a scheduled weekend course or arrange your own. 2 days. $395. Maximum 6 participants.
DATES 2024: May 25-26th(FULL); June 1-2nd(FULL); June 20-21st; June 25-26th; July 6-7th; Sep 14-15th; Sep 21-22nd; Sep 28-29th; Oct 5-6th

Intro Mountaineering Course – A 3 day course learning the basics of mountaineering in all types of terrain!  Usually combined with a Glacier Travel Course for 5 full days in the mountains.  $895. Maximum 4 participants.
DATES 2024: Sep 16-18th(FULL); Sep 23-25th(FULL)

Alpine Skills Course – 5 day mountaineering course designed to help you learn the skills needed to become a self-sufficient mountaineer. 5 days. $1495. Maximum 4 participants.
DATES 2024: June 3-7th(FULL); July 8-12th(FULL)

ICE CLIMBING COURSES

Introductory Ice Climbing Weekends – Never swung an ice axe? This is the place to start! No experience is necessary, just enthusiasm and a sense of adventure. Ice climbing is a sport that you may just fall in love with and the Canadian Rockies have the best ice in the world! 2 days. $365. Maximum 6 participants
DATES 2024: Mar 16-17th

Intermediate Ice Climbing Weekends – The next step for those who have ice climbed a few times and want to improve their skills! 2 days. $425. Maximum 4 participants.
DATES 2024:
Next winter’s dates coming soon!

Mixed Climbing Weekends – Mixed climbing has exploded in popularity in the last few years! This course will give you the skills to enjoy the mixed climbing & drytooling crags! 2 days. $425. Maximum 4 participants.
DATES 2024:
Next winter’s dates coming soon!

Ice Skills Clinics – If you have done a bunch of ice climbing and want to improve your skills while progressing onto steeper climbs, this course is designed for you! Very small group sizes allow us to provide instruction that matches your skills and goals. 2 days. $425. Maximum 4 participants.
DATES 2024:
Next winter’s dates coming soon!

Ice Skills Week – The ultimate 5 day ice climbing course for anyone with a bit of experience who wants to become a safe & skilled ice climber. Includes multipitch & lead climbing skills! 5 days. $1245. Maximum 4 participants.
DATES 2024/25:
Dec 16-20th, 2024; Jan 18-22nd, 2025; Feb 3-7th, 2025; Mar 1-5th, 2025