Mountaineering Courses

Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue Course

Learn the necessary skill for glacier travel and crevasse rescue course. We will cover glacier dynamics, glacier assessment, risk factors, glacier travel and companion rescue (crevasse extraction)

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Intro Mountaineering Course

This long weekend mountaineering course initiates you in to the world of Mountaineering through a development of climbing skill sets. We start with the basics at out local cliffs and progress through the weekend to attempt a high alpine summit. For the neophyte, there’s safety in numbers so this course runs at a 6:1 student to instructor ratio.

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Advanced Mountaineering Course

The Advanced Mountaineering Course will take your rock and glacier travel skills to the next level. The Bugaboos, Rogers’ Pass, the Rockies, Tantalus, we’ll choose the arena that’s right for you. We keep the ratios small for a course like this, at most 4:1 student to guide ratio.

Trip Details > Kuffner Arete, Mount Maudit
Alpine Climbing Course

Take this alpine climbing course if you want to take mountaineering to its highest level? This alpine climbing course program tackles alpine routes with glacial approaches and a technical difficulties involving rock, snow, ice and mixed media climbing. The ratio for this program is no more than 2:1 Student instructor ratio.

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30 Day Alpine Rock Climbing Course

This comprehensive month long program takes you from crags, to the glaciers and ultimately to lofty mountain summits. For thirty days, climb your way through the best rock and alpine climbing areas in Western Canada: Squamish, Skaha, Rogers’ Pass and the Bugaboos.

Trip Details > Rock Climbing Castle Mt.
Canadian Society of Mountain Medicine: Pre Course Training

Altus Mountain Guides offers a pre or post course training at a discounted price for any excepted CSMM students. Winter and summer pre courses are offered. See course outlines here:

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