Mountaineering Trip

Bugaboos

The Bugaboos are home to North America’s most amazing alpine rock: Bugaboo, Snowpatch, Pigeon and the Howser Towers; this place has to be seen and experienced to really believe it!

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The Bugaboos are home to North America’s most amazing alpine rock: Bugaboo, Snowpatch, Pigeon and the Howser Towers; this place has to be seen and experienced to really believe it!

From the Beckey-Chouinard (V 5.10) to the West Ridge of Pigeon (II 5.4), there is something here for everyone! A three-hour hike brings you to the commodious Conrad Kain Hut, which provides the base for a week-long binge of Alpine rock climbing or mountaineering.

Let an Altus Mountain Guide take you to high places in the Bugaboos!

 

Custom duration trips all summer.

Style of Climbing: 

Rock climbing

Length

3 Days or more

Price

Starting at $1050 per person

Location

Golden, BC

Season

All Summer

Difficulty

Beginner Intermediate

Guest / Guide Ratio

Includes

  • Guide’s fees
  • Group equipment
  • Personal climbing gear (not boots)
  • Transportation from Golden to the trailhead (4x4 road)
  • Photos of the trip
  • Group gear
  • Stove/pot/fuel if required

Does Not Include

  • Hut/camping fees*
  • Food*
  • Sleeping bag, mat, tent
  • Pre and post valley accommodation
  • Mountaineering boots


*Altus may arrange at additional cost

Day 1: Meet in Golden BC and travel to the final trailhead. 3 hours of hiking leads up to the Conrad Kain Hut.

Day 2 - 4: Climb amongst the spires of the Bugaboo Mountains!  If you have specific routes or mountains you wish to climb, Altus Mountain Guides will do all we can to get you to the summit of your dreams.  Of course, conditions and weather play a huge roll in the Bugaboos of what can be climbed.  Our ACMG / IFMGA certified guides are qualified to make selections that will provide you with the most amazing experience possible, in one of the world’s premier mountaineering and rock climbing destinations.

Day 5: Pack up and hike out to the car and have lunch in Golden BC.

*Contact us for custom dates, duration and included costs

Previous rock climbing experience, in the gym or outside
Have top-roped 5.6 as a minimum
Fitness to be moving for a minimum of 8 hours
Can hike 6 hours in gentle uphill terrain
Likes being outside
Sounds too basic for you? We got you covered, our crew can guide anything from the easiest to nearly the hardest routes in the Bugaboos.
 

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The Objectives

The bugaboos have an enormous amount of excellent alpine rock climbing routes to choose from. What to climb on your trip will depend on skill and the current conditions. There are routes suitable for completely new alpine climbers to experienced rock climbing looking to push grades.  4th to 5.13

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