Mt Habrich Multi-Pitch Ascent
Take in the incredible views of Howe Sound and Squamish from the peak of Mount Habrich!
Duration: Full Day
Mt. Habrich is an impressive granite monolith which offers excellent alpine Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing. An all day affair with an early start, a beautiful hike up to Mt. Habrich which sports several routes from 5.7 to 5.10 and up to 10 pitches. The granite pinnacle overlooks the entire Squamish Valley with incredible views of Howe Sound and the surrounding Coast Mountains.
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Mt Habrich (5879 feet) presents itself as an impressive granite pinnacle, a Matterhorn like mountain that dominates its immediate area. The peak is located North of the Sky Pilot range and accessed by the Sea to Sky Gondola Habrich offers nice traditional alpine climbing on perfectly weathered granite. The position on the peak is quite exceptional with views of the Sky Pilot peaks, Howse Sound, the Squamish valley and the surrounding Coast Mountains.
Several route options exist from 5.7 to 5.10’s and up to 10 pitches. The North West ridge being the easiest at 5.7, another great route on that face goes at 5.9 Several other routes climb the long vertical South and South West faces including a mega classic 5.10a.
**The price of the tour does not include a gondola ticket. Gondola tickets are available for purchase through our office.**
Adventure Check In:
8:30am: Meet the guide at 8:15am at the Squamish Adventure Centre.
At the Adventure Centre you will meet your guide for the day, sign a waiver, grab all your climbing gear and discuss the outlook for the day.
This is a full day of guided alpine rock climbing, starting with a peaceful gondola ride up, followed by a ~3 hour walk in, ~2.5 hours rock climbing and ~2.5 hours walk out, finishing up with a gentle Gondola down the final stretch (times will vary depending on size, experience and fitness level of group).
This tour is offered on weekends only when the Sea to Sky Gondola is open for the longest time. Special arrangement can be made in advance for a mid week trip with additional transport cost.
- Satellite Phone / Spot / Radio
- Climbing Rack
- 35-45L pack
- Walking pole (optional)
- 2 locking carabiners
- 1 double length sling
- Headlamp with fresh batteries and spare bulb
- Water bottle – thermos recommended for hot beverage
- Personal medications
- Good healthy energy filled lunch and personal snacks (this is a long full day)
- Climbing pants (light pants that allow maximum mobility)
- Tee shirt
- 2 Mid layer fleece or wool top
- Weatherproof shell jacket
- Down or synthetic insulating “puffy” jacket
- Warm hat
- Light gloves
- Sunglasses and sunscreen
- Approach shoes
- Blister kit (second skin or similar)
Weather conditions here are constantly changing. Plan ahead, look at the weather forecast, and prepare for the potential weather conditions. Consider that when you are not climbing you can cool down quickly, so bringing layers is a good plan.