Scrambling Skills Course

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 mountain tops. 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.

The Goods

Length: 2 days (overnight trip)

Locations: Squamish BC,

Meeting point: Squamish Adventure Centre

Prerequisites: 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.

Season: Scheduled dates all summer

Max Guide to Guest Ratio: 4:1 guest to guide

Price: $369

Scheduled Courses - 2021

June 19, 20 $369 / person

All listed prices are in CAD and subject to 5% sales tax.

July 10, 11 $369 / person

August 7, 8 $369 / person

Custom dates on demand


Squamish Accomodation

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Is This For You?

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

What You Will Learn

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.

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

I want to say a big thank you to the Altus team for enabling my future multi-pitch adventures, I feel really good about how today's course has prepared me for the big leagues 🙂

- Mark T

It doesn't get any better than this! Can't wait to get back out there with the Altus guides - don't leave home without 'em!

- Nigel B

Still Have Questions or Concerns?

Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, concerns or requests on how we can make this the best trip ever!!!

About Ross Berg

Ross has guided, climbed and skied in the European Alps for the last several seasons. When he's at home he can be found working as a heli ski guide in winters and climbing alpine rock routes in summer.