Intro to Mountaineering – Sorcerer Lodge
This intensive mountaineering instruction course in the Northern Selkirk Mountains at Sorcerer Lodge provides in depth training in alpine mountaineering: climbing on snow, glacier ice, rock & mixed terrain, glacier travel, crevasse rescue, and navigation skills. Experience the thrills of your first summits, enjoy great company with low participant to guide ratios. Prerequisite: good fitness level, hiking or backpacking, rock/ice climbing or ski touring experience is an assett
Mt Joffre, Kananaskis Country
Mt Joffre (3450m) North face route is a beautiful and gradual climb on lower angle snow and ice. A beautiful alpine valley with one of the Canadian Rockies highest peaks.
Swiss Peaks Climbing Camp, Rogers Pass
Explore Hermit Meadows above Rogers Pass, which has many summits suitable for intermediate
to expert mountaineers. We’ll stay at the Hermit Meadows Camp site in a
beautiful meadow below the Swiss Peaks and Mt Tupper. The Swiss glacier is close
by offering great access to the climbing routes.
Lefroy and Victoria from Abbott Pass
Over three days we will have an opportunity to attempt three 11,000 ft peaks. We will spend the first day approaching the famous Abbott Pass Hut from Lake O'Hara. On the 2nd day we will attempt Mt Lefroy West face route. On the 3rd day we will attempt Mt Victoria's SE ridge and descend the Huber Ledges Back to Lake O' Hara. Guide to Guest ratio 1:3.
Scrambling is a way of ascending non-technical peaks using your hands and feet, but minimal equipment. Typical scrambles involve steep hiking off-trail or on rock, including hands for balance or upward progress.
Our courses teach the skills you need to enjoy scrambling safely, including navigation, group management, route-finding, movement on rock, managing advanced terrain with a rope.