Climbing Trip

Challenge the Chief

No experience needed - join a certified climbing guide for a multi-pitch ascent of the Squamish Chief.

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Think you have the muscle to climb the Squamish Chief?  Prove it! Over two days we will train you with the rock climbing skills to attempt a summit of the Chief via the main face climbing route: The Squamish Buttress.

Day 1
Introduction to Rock Climbing Skills and Techniques in the Squamish Smoke Bluffs Park.

Day 2
The Chief!  With an early start, we head up the Squamish Buttress route.

1100 ft of technical rock climbing to a 5.10 grade.



Highlight Skills: 

Belay changeovers, multi-pitch anchors, multi-pitch rappels and belay methods.


2 Days




Squamish, BC





Guest / Guide Ratio

2 to 1


  • 2 full days of instruction with an ACMG guide
  • All technical equipment (shoes, harness, helmet and group gear)

Does Not Include

  • Lunch
  • Transportation to and from the meeting point

Learn the skills, techniques & movements to follow a multi-pitch route up the Chief via the Squamish Buttress.

Day 1 – Rock skills + Seconding trad route

Movement Skills
Top Rope Practice
Understanding How to Remove Gear
Belay Changeovers
Belay Practice

Day 2 – Climbing the Chief 

Put all your newly learned skills to the test!


All participants are required to read and sign a release of liability waiver prior to their trip.  

If you have previous experience top-rope climbing and are ready to catapult your climbing skills & experience into becoming a fully-fledged rock climber- this is for you!

Have Top Roped a Minimum 5.6 -in the Gym
Fitness to Move for a Minimum of 3 Hours
Can Hike 3 Hours in Gentle Uphill Terrain
Likes being outside

Warm Up Session
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Flexible Cancelation

Pricing $47 - Cancel anytime for a full refund

2023 Dates

May 13 - 14
$599.00 per person + GST
May 20 - 21
$599.00 per person + GST
June 10 - 11
$599.00 per person + GST
July 8 - 9
$599.00 per person + GST
Aug 12 - 13
$599.00 per person + GST



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