Private Rock Instruction

Full Day: Starting from $449

Half Day: Starting from: $289

Learn outdoor rock climbing in the world class destination of Squamish BC.

Location: Squamish or Whistler

Duration: Full & Half Day

Fitness: Average

Prerequisites: None

Ability: Introductory

If you don’t see the specific rock climbing course you are looking for or if the listed course dates don’t fit your schedule, let us organize private instruction for you. Any topics can be taught from the basics to multi-pitch systems.

Other Rock Climbing Tours: Full Day Single-Pitch Climbing / Squamish Multi-Pitch Classics / Star Chek Multi-Pitch


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Any topics can be taught from the basics to multi-pitch systems. Come on your own or organize a group of friends and learn together.

Our private guiding program lets you design your own climbing adventure. Whether it is single pitch classics or multi-pitch routes on the Grand Wall – we can help you reach your goal. Some of the most popular multi-pitch routes we guide are below.


Meet your guide at either 8:15am or 1:15pm at the Mountain Skills Academy Office in Marketplace. We are located on the 1st floor of the building (above Dominos)


Meet your guide at 8:15am or 1:15pm at the Squamish Adventure Centre.

At the meeting location you will meet your guide for the day, sign waiver, grab all your climbing gear and discuss the outlook for the day.

Next you will either drive or walk to the climbing area and enjoy your day of climbing!


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If you require rentals or need to purchase equipment, we have teamed up with the experts at the Escape Route Alpine Demo Centre. Follow the link HERE to purchase or rent gear for this course!

Plan ahead, check the weather forecast, and dress accordingly.

  • Climbing pants (light pants that allow maximum mobility)
  • T-shirt
  • Mid layer fleece or wool top
  • Weatherproof shell jacket
  • Down or synthetic insulating “puffy” jacket
  • Warm hat
  • Light gloves
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Approach shoes
  • Daypack 25-35L
Climbing Equipment:
  • Rock climbing shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Belay device
  • Locking carabiners
  • Rope
  • Chalk bag
  • Anchor building equipment

Food and water are not included. Bring lunch, snacks, and plenty of water.

If you do not have your own climbing equipment please contact us to arrange to borrow helmets, harness or climbing shoes.

It is beneficial to practice using your own equipment under the supervision of a professional.