Mountaineering Trip

Mount Garibaldi Summit

Located in Garibaldi Provincial Park, Mount Garibaldi, also known as Diamond Head, is the last peak in the chain of stratovolcanoes extending from California’s Mount Shasta.

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Towering volcano climbing above the pacific

Mount Garibaldi sports massive glaciers and a truly Olympian summit.  This two days guided trip entails a bivouac at the edge of the Warren Glacier and a steep snow/ice climb up the northeast face of the mountain to its high point at 2678 meters (8,786 feet).

This is a grand outing that takes you literally from Sea to Sky! The vistas off the top of Mt Garibaldi looking down to the Howe Sound are next to none worldwide.

*Due to the remote nature of this mountain access requires a 4x4 vehicle or helicopter access.  Either option can be added at an additional cost*

Style of Climbing:

 Steep snow and ice

Length

2 Days or more

Price

Starting at $920

Location

Squamish, BC.

Season

Difficulty

Beginner Intermediate

Guest / Guide Ratio

2 to 1

Includes

  • Guide’s fees
  • Group equipment (pots, stove, fuel)
  • Technical gear rental (harness, helmet, axe, crampons)
  • Photos of the climb
  • Transportation from Squamish to the trailhead (4x4 road)**Only for scheduled trips. 

Does Not Include

  • Food (catering offered at additional cost)
  • Pre and post valley accommodation
  • Personal gear rental (ex. mountaineering boots, tent, sleeping bag, mat)
  • Transportation from Squamish to the trailhead (4x4 road)*
    * Provided at an additional cost based on road conditions

Day 1: Meet your guide in Squamish, 4×4 approach to Brohm ridge, hike and scramble over the “Shark’s Fin,” set up camp on the moraines by the Warren Glacier, below Mt Garibaldi.  Glacier “warm-up” walk to scope out the route for the next day.

Day 2: Alpine start, ascend the Warren glacier to the Northeast face of Mt Garibaldi. Climb ice and snow to 45 degrees and scramble the final slopes to the dramatic summit, overlooking the caldera and Howe Sound. Descend the same route off Garibaldi back to camp and down to Brohm Ridge the same day. Enjoy the view back to the summit of Garibaldi from Squamish in time for dinner.

 

*Contact us for custom dates, duration and included costs

 

 

The number one question we get from our guests is, "are we ready for a multi-pitch?". 99.9% the answer is YES, a guide's job is literally to push their guest's ability. If you have a minimum climbing experience and eagerness for a day of adventure, we can design a trip for you!

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 3 hours
Can hike at least 1 hour in uphill terrain
Likes being outside
Sounds too basic for you? We got you covered - our team can guide anything from the easiest to nearly the Squamish's hardest routes.

Mount Garibaldi Northeast face is a classic snow and ice route with climbing up to 45 degrees and a slew of technical crevasses and a bergschrund to cross.

Elevation gain from parking: 1500m

Elevation gain on the glacier: 600m

Climb steepness: 45 - 55 degrees

Distance (one way): 10km

 

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