Mountaineering Course

Scrambling Skills Course

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Open the door to a world of mountain adventures...

Exploring the mountains, beyond the established trails takes skills, practice, and a serious approach.  This scrambling skills course is designed to help you take your hiking trips to the mountaintops. Taught by experienced ACMG guides who have spent their careers scaling technical peaks. Learn how to choose the appropriate route, navigate properly, and do climb 3rd and 4th class terrain safely.


Hiking experience, ability to hike for 6 hours per day.

Highlight skills: 

Navigation, Alpine hazard management, Snow travel, Route assessment, 3rd, and 4th class management.


2 Days / 1 Night




Squamish, BC


All Summer


Beginner Intermediate

Guest / Guide Ratio

6 to 1


  • 2 full days of instruction with ACMG guide
  • All technical equipment (ice axe, helmet, and group gear)
  • Camping permits
  • Tent, pots, stove, fuel

Does Not Include

  • Food (unless for hut trip)
  • Mountaineering/hiking boots
  • Sleeping bag and mat
  • Transportation to and from the meeting point
  • Whistler Blackcomb Day Pass or a Sea to Sky Gondola Day Pass- depending on your group.
  •  You may have to purchase 1 day pass for either Whistler Blackcomb or the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish. 

This course is great for anyone who likes to hike on single-track trails and exploring the mountains.

No previous mountaineering experience
Fitness to be moving for a minimum of 6 hours
Can hike 4 hours in gentle uphill terrain
Likes being outside

The goal of this course to have you feeling comfortable summiting 3rd or 4th class mountains. Learn how to manage alpine hazards, move fast over off-trail terrain, manage rockfall hazards and navigate properly.

Moving fast off-trail
3rd or 4th class management
Snow travel
Route assessment

Flexible cancelation pricing


Squamish Accommodation
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2023 Dates

June 24 - 25
$359 per person + GST
July 15 - 16
$359 per person + GST
Aug 26 - 27
$359 per person + GST

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