Rock Climbing Courses

Rock Rescue Course – 1 day

Are you prepared to deal with are rescue 500 feet of the deck on a multi-pitch rock climb? or to execute an improvised rappel. If you venturing off the ground, be prepared with the skills to get yourself out of trouble. Our rock rescue course will start building the essential foundational skills to manage rescue or retreat scenarios in multi-pitch terrain.

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Intro Rock Climbing Course

This squamish rock climbing course, intro to rock climbing course is for the first time rock climber or the experienced gym climber that wants to learn the skills to climb outdoors. Learn the skills to get into outdoor rock climbing from the Vancouver climbing gyms. Push your limits rock climbing in Squamish, high on the Chief. Climb Vancouver coastal ranges of BC. Altus Mountain Guides will help turn your Rock Climbing, fantasies into reality. Sport Climbing is the skill you need to take your indoor gym climbing or outdoor top rope climbing to the next level. Learning how to sport climb safely will open up rock climbing destinations all over and is the perfect stepping stone to traditional climbing and multi-pitch climbing.

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Sport Climbing Course

Sport Climbing is the skill you need to take your indoor gym climbing or outdoor top rope climbing to the next level. Learning how to sport climb will allow you climb at a greater variety of destinations and is the perfect stepping stone to trad climbing and multipitch climbing.

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Traditional Climbing Course Squamish – 1 day

Our 1 day traditional Climbing Course Squamish is designed to create a solid/safe leader proficient and all types of gear placements, natural anchors and lead strategies. Learning to lead on traditional gear is the most pivotal point in your climbing career. The ability to lead safely and confidently on gear will open up thousands of climbing possibilities all over the world. At the same time this craft can be the most difficult and serious style of climbing.

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Multi-Pitch Climbing Course Squamish – 1 day

Come learn from the local masters the art of efficient multipitch climbing. This course will focus on all the technical components to multipitch climbing: multidirectional anchors, autoblock belays and proper equipment selection. Also, we help you develop efficiency and lead strategies because these soft skills make the difference between topping out in style or enduring an epic.

Trip Details > Angles Crest, Squamish
Rock Evolution Course

Everything you need to know to be confidently tackling a wide range of climbing objectives anywhere in the world. This 4 days course is designed to take a new climbing with limited or no outdoor experience through top rope anchors, sport climbing, trad climbing, multi-pitch skills and finally rock rescue in a safe progressive manner. Alternatively, jump in for the day session that fits your skill and experience.

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Squamish Splitter Camp – 2 day

The Squamish Splitter Camp is a two day turbo boosted tour of crack climbing in one of the world’s great sites: Squamish. Join our expert guides and pro athletes for a high end look into crack technique from thin to offwidth, protection strategies and advanced tips for succeeding on your project or just upping your game. We will visit crags that are off the beaten path and get into some obscure classics guaranteed to challenge any climber regardless of their abilities. The concept of this Camp is to make you a better all around crack master.

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Challenge the Chief

Think you have the muscle to climb the Squamish chief? Prove it! Two days we will train you the skills of rock climbing and attempt to summit the Squamish Chief by the main face climbing route – Squamish Buttress. If you are successful you will be entered into the draw for a crack at an alpine summit attempt, climbing gear to get you started on your own personal climbing journey and $250 to spend with us on any further course.

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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.

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New Routing First Ascents

First Ascent is what this course is all about. Just some of the topics covered: Selecting a quality route, How to place bolts safetly, rope ascension and cleaning techniques.

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