Intro Rock Climbing Course

TOPICS INCLUDE (one day course)

  • Route selections macro and micro
  • Crag hazard recognition and mitigation
  • Gear selection
  • Safe leading technique
  • Bolt evaluation
  • Safe lead falling technique and practice
  • Threading anchor for rappel
  • Safe rappelling
  • Setting up a tope rope


No climbing experience is required. Indoor or outdoor climber that wants to learn the skills to climb with confidence in Squamish or Canada. Regardless your skill level we will tailor the course to meet your specific needs and goals.


ACMG certified guides, Group equipment (rope, quickdraws, and anchor gear)


Lunch, Water, Transportation


Summer 2017

Meeting 8:00 am at the Squamish Adventure Center

(A later departure time may be available if needed. Inquire during booking.)

April 8

April 29

May 20

June 10

July 1

July 22

August 12


$135 per person per day


See the summer calendar


This one day intro rock climbing course is for the first time rock climber or the experienced gym climber that wants to learn the skills to climb outdoors. This one day course will give you the knowledge to get outside and rock climb on your own. If you are you interested in learning the skills to get into outdoor rock climbing from the Vancouver climbing gyms. Do you want to push your limits rock climbing in Squamish, high on the Chief or Vancouver coastal ranges of BC? Altus Mountain Guides will help turn your rock climbing fantasies into reality. This rock climbing course in Squamish is for you. We also have the ability to offer rock climbing courses anywhere in Canada. Contact us for details for other rock climbing course locations. This rock climbing course is the perfect stepping stone to traditional climbing and multi-pitch climbing course.  Let Altus Mountain Guides professional ACMG Guides, on this rock climbing course, show you the necessary skills to safely climb outside.

Custom course dates can also be arranged at your convenience. Custom price can be arranged if booking for more than one day. Please contact us for details.


This course is a one day course. We can custom build you a course to meet your needs and time schedule. Contact Altus Mountain Guides for more information and available dates.

Meeting place is the Squamish Adventure Centre at 8 am on scheduled day of climbing. Or at the pre-arranged time you make during booking.

Rock Climbing Course in Squamish

Rock Climbing Course in Squamish