Featured Mountaineering trips

Featured Mountaineering trips

Sky Pilot Climb

At just over 2000m, Sky Pilot presents a great introduction to the alpine right near Squamish. Sky Pilot and the Stadium Glacier are reached using a combination of hiking and mountain biking, so experience with both are essential.

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Mount Tricouni – North Ridge

The Mount Tricouni North Ridge is one of the most quickest and best alpine rock routes the Coast Mountains have to offer. This classic coastal mountaineering objective is a striking exposed rock ridge with difficulties up to 5.4 lead to an air summit looking over in the both the Squamish and Whistler valleys. The trip starts with a 4×4 journey almost right into the alpine. An 1-2 hours approach across the north glacier sees us on the ridge proper. A absolute must do for an one looking for a 1 day alpine hit.

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Mount Garibaldi Summit

Climb Mt. Garibaldi with Altus Mountain Guides! Mt Garibaldi or also know as Diamond Head is in Garibaldi Provincial Park and is the last peak in the chain of strato-volcanos that extends up from California’s Mt. Shasta. Mt Garibaldi sports massive glaciers and a truly Olympian summit in Garibaldi Park. This two day guided trip up Mt Garibaldi has a bivouac at the edge of the Warren Glacier and a steep snow/ice climb up the north-east face of the mountain to its highpoint at 2678 meters or 8,786 feet. This is a grand outing that takes you literally from Sea to Sky! Scaling Mt Garibaldi with a guide is a “must do” climb on the Sea to Sky corridor. Mountaineering on Mt Garibaldi is an experience that has to be seen to believed. The vistas off the top of Mt Garibaldi looking down to the Howe Sound are next to none world wide.

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Blackcomb Buttress Whistler

Blackcomb Buttress is an unbeatable way to spend a day in Whistler! A short walk from the gondola leads to scenic Blackcomb Lake. Make your way up the 200 meter Blackcomb Buttress climb with difficulties up to 5.7. Top out on the summit of Blackcomb Peak and descend the glacier back to the lifts.

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Wedge Mountain

Wedge mountain, if you have ever visited Whistler BC you have certainly noticed the formidable Wedge Mountain. This peak is the largest (2904m) of the Garibaldi park which ranges from Squamish to north of Whistler and one of the best mountaineering climbs near Whistler. The most common Wedge mountain climb is via the NE ridge route;

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Tantalus Range Mountaineering

More Tantalus action!! I was a day behind our last Tantalus guided trip with 2 guest, Sean from here in Squamish and Heather from Calgary. We flew in for a few days of instruction and peak ascents. Along with Barbequed steaks at 2000m, great socializing in the comfy Haberl hut we also managed to stand on the top of Mount Serratus, Dione and Finally Mount Tantalus. Thanks for the great trip guys!!!

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Bugaboo Alpine Rock

Home to North America’s most amazing alpine rock: Bugaboo, Snowpatch, pigeon and the Howser Towers, this place has to be experienced to be believed! From the Beckey-Chouinard (V 5.10) to the West ridge of Pigeon (II 5.4), there is something here for everyone!

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Mount Robson

Mount Robson guide

Mount Robson is one of the most beautiful and most sought-after peak in the Canadian Rockies. From the parking lot of Mt Robson the 10200 feet of rock and snow towers above like no other mountain in Canada. Mt. Robson being one of the more challenging summits in Canada, it sees at most a few summits per year.

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Joffre Lakes Group Mountaineering

Joffre Lakes are north of Whistler, in the heart of the southern coastal mountains, lie the Duffy lake area and some of the finest mountaineering peaks in BC. We will spend three days climbing the majestic glaciated peaks of the Joffre Group: Matier, Slaylock, Hartzel and Joffre.

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Mont Blanc Guides

Mont Blanc 4810M, the highest mountain in western Europe and one of the most famous peak in the whole word! Come spend a week in the homeland of
alpinism where we will climb some of the best warm up peaks Europe has to hold as we get set for you summit attempt on Mont Blanc.

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Matterhorn Guide

Need a Guide for the Matterhorn? Have you ever wanted to climb the Matterhorn? One of the most recognized mountains in the world. Altus Mountain Guides only employs full certified IFMGA Mountain Guides for this trip. The Matterhorn is a mountain that all avid mountaineers should have on their tick list. It is a place that really has tone seen and experience to truly appreciated. Having a guide on the Matterhorn knowing the way up the mountain is essential to making the summit and back off safely.

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Rogers Pass

Rogers Pass is characterized by tower peaks and ridges of stunning quartzite rising up 6000′ above the highway. We offer individual peak ascent, 6 day programs as well as custom trips to this world class mountaineering destination.

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