[About our Guides]
[Prices & Booking]
"Thank you for a
wonderful adventure on Mt. Victoria! You did a great job, your skill
and competence keep us coming back and always feeling safe!"
Pat & Susie - Calgary, Alberta
"Thanks for the
terrific trip up the North Face of Athabasca, you were a great climbing
partner! Next time I'm in the area looking to do some climbing I'll
definitely contact you again!"
Justin - California, USA
specialty is leading mountain climbing
trips in the Rockies and Western Canada.
Join us for an unforgettable experience and climb a world famous peak.
The safety, efficiency, and fun that comes with hiring
a professional guide adds greatly to the mountaineering experience. All
guides are highly skilled, and are certified through the Association of
Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG).
Courses & Training
Canadian Rockies Alpine Guides have many years of experience teaching
the skills required to travel safely in the mountains. Mixing a day or
two of skills training in with some guided ascents will allow you to
increase your abilities at a much faster rate. Anyone who has the goal
of becoming a self-sufficient mountaineer should seriously consider
kick-starting the process with some professional instruction. If you
have no experience, doing some Rock Climbing
Climbing is a good place to
Glacier Travel Course
- Should be considered mandatory training for anyone who plans on
climbing or skiing in glaciated terrain. Choose from a scheduled
course, or arrange your own. $295. Maximum 6 participants.
Alpine Skills Course
- 5 day mountaineering course designed to help you learn the skills
needed to become a self-sufficient mountaineer. $1095. Maximum
Training - The choice of topics
is almost unlimited! Some popular areas of training include:
- Travel on steep snow & ice
- Ropework for mountaineering
- Route finding & navigation
- Scrambling skills
- Expedition Skills
- Winter shelter building
- Youth & family mountaineering trips
Scheduled Mountaineering Trips
Throughout the season we may schedule guided ascents that you can join as an individual or group. Here are our scheduled trips for this summer:
Mount Temple SW Slopes - An unforgettable scramble to the top of one of the Canadian Rockies highest peaks! $255. Maximum 4 participants
Custom Mountaineering Trips
Most guided mountaineering trips are arranged as a personalized
itinerary to best suit your skill level and ambitions, as well as to
take advantage of seasonal conditions. Custom itineraries can include a
combination of guided ascents and skills training in mountaineering as
well as rock and/or ice climbing. Check out the Climbing Calendar
to get an idea of what types of climbs are best at different times of
experience of any sort is required to plan a custom mountaineering
trip. Anyone with basic hiking fitness can enjoy mountaineering!
Canadian Rockies are home to thousands of peaks with many thousands of
routes, please contact us to arrange an itinerary which best suits your
level of skill and ambition.
peak in the Canadian Rockies is available for a guided ascent, the
following are some suggestions to help you get inspired...
3491m - beginner to advanced - ice faces and mixed routes.
3450m - intermediate to very advanced - ice faces and hard mixed
3543m - beginner to very advanced - scramble, 5.7 ridge, or 5.10 Face.
3363m - intermediate but high fitness level - long 5.5 ridge climb.
2766m - beginner to advanced - 5.4 to 5.9 rock climbs.
2682m - intermediate to advanced - 5.7 to 5.10 rock climbs.
3954m - advanced to very advanced - huge alpine ice faces &
3464m - beginner to intermediate - ridge and glacier climbs.
3234m - intermediate - ice face or ridge climb.
3361m - beginner to very advanced - alpine ridges and rock faces.
- Pics & descriptions for another 15 great alpine climbs!
Canadian Rockies Alpine Guides also offer trips to other world class
destinations throughout Canada.
- Some of the world's best
granite climbing, high above spectacular glaciers and alpine meadows in
Southern BC. There are great routes at all levels of difficulty on
Snowpatch Spire, Bugaboo Spire, Howser Towers, and much more!
- This little known gem in a
remote area of Southern BC, offers spectacular alpine rock climbing in
a true wilderness setting with a generally sunny climate. The South
Ridge of Mt. Gimli is the showpiece of the area and is one of the best
climbs anywhere. There are also lots of other options from fun 4th
Class scrambles to very difficult 5.11+ bigwalls.
Pass A wide variety of climbing
options are available in this historic area. From fun scrambles, to
scenic glaciers, to massive rock ridges, the Rogers Pass has something