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; July 13-14th; Aug 17-18th
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; June 8-9th; 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; July 15-17th; Aug 19-21st
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
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; June 1-2nd; June 22-23rd; June 24-25th; July 6-7th; Sep 14-15th; Sep 28-29th; Oct 5-6th
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; July 8-12th; Sep 16-20th
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 2023/24: Dec 2-3rd, 2023; Jan 13-14th, 2024; Feb 3-4th, 2024; Mar 2-3rd, 2024; Mar 16-17th, 2024
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 2023/24: Dec 16-17th, 2023; Jan 20-21st, 2024; Feb 10-11th, 2024; Mar 9-10th, 2024
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 2023/24: Nov 4-5th, 2023; Nov 18-19th, 2023; Feb 17-18th, 2024
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 2023/24: Nov 25-26th, 2023; Feb 24-25th, 2024
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 2023/24: Dec 11-15th, 2023; Dec 18-22nd, 2023; Jan 22-26th, 2024; Feb 12-16th, 2024