Climbing Trip

Squamish Splitter Camp

Our Squamish Splitter Camp is a 2-day turbo-boosted crack climbing tour in one of the world's great sites: Squamish. 

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Send those Splitters!

The concept of this camp is to make you a better all-around crack master ready to conquer all the single and multi-pitch objectives on your list.  Our Squamish Splitter Camp is a 2-day turbo-boosted crack climbing tour in one of the world's great sites: Squamish.

Join our Expert Guides and Pro Athletes for a high-end look into crack technique from thin to off-width, protection strategies, advanced tips for succeeding on your project or just upping your game. We will visit crags off the beaten path and get into some obscure classics guaranteed to challenge any climber regardless of ability level.

The concept of this camp is to make you a better all-around crack master ready to conquer all the single and multi-pitch objectives on your list.

Prerequisites: 

Trad leading experience, excellent gear placements and leading 5.9 climbs.

Highlight Skills:

 Thin crack and cornering techniques and off-width size cracks.

Length

2 days

Price

Location

Squamish

Season

Summer

Difficulty

Beginner Intermediate

Guest / Guide Ratio

4 to 1

Includes

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

Does Not Include

  • Lunch
  • Transportation to and from the meeting point

This two-day course will give you the skills and confidence to push your trad climbing abilities on single-pitch and multi-pitch routes. Rock climbing is primarily granite crack climbing in Squamish, so a large portion of the weekend is focused on refining the technique of difficult crack climbing of all styles and approaching challenging leads.

  • Corning Techniques and Thin Crack
  • Efficient Multi-Pitch Skills
  • Hand and Off-Width Size Cracks
  • Coached Leads
  • Lead Tactics

 

This is an advanced course geared towards climbers who are already leading traditionally protected climbs.  Participants should already be leading 5.9 or 5.10 of various styles (crack, corners, sport). With this base, we will help you push into climbing higher grades with confidence and proper structure.

Previous Trad Leading Experience
Leading 5.9 Minimum
Leading Multi-Pitch Climbs
Familiarity with Crack Climbing
Excellent Gear Placements and Anchor Building

Trad Climbing Course
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Flexible Cancelation Pricing

$39 (Cancel anytime for a full refund)

2022 / 2023 Schedule

2023 Dates
$1600 per person + GST
$1400 per person + GST

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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

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