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PRIVATE MOUNTAINEERING & INSTRUCTION

YOU LET US KNOW YOUR IDEA AND WE WILL MAKE IT A REALITY!

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Join one of our Professionally Certified ACMG (Association of Canadian Mountain Guides) guides and let them share their passion for this sport. 

Visit our Guides Page to find out more about your guide.

If you have a route or objective in mind that you don’t see listed on our site, why not consider taking a privately guided trip to help you achieve your mountaineering goal. We will work with you to plan your custom adventure. Instruction is professionally provided in the safest and most supportive environment by our certified ACMG and MSAA guides and our cutting-edge curriculum. The course is suitable for those with or without previous climbing experience.

Book online or contact our office to ask any questions: 1-604-938-9242 or info@mountainskillsacademy.com

Course information...

COURSE INFORMATION

You let us know your idea and we will make it a reality! Our highly trained office staff and team of proffesional guides will help you create your dream trip or create a custom course to teach you the skills you rquire.

There are a multitude of spectacular alpine climbs and mountaineering objectives within the Squamish – Whistler area for you to choose from. If you are looking for advice of which peak you should choose we are here to help.

If you have a route or objective in mind that you don’t see on our site, consider taking a privately guided trip to help you realize your mountaineering goal.

We will work with you to plan your custom adventure from start to finish!

Rentals/Purchase:

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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!



Weather conditions are constantly changing in the Canadian alpine. Be prepared for both hot or cold days and even rain. There are several rain protected climbing venues we endeavour to utilize but it is essential that you pack enough clothing to be prepared for any weather conditions. So please dress according to the forecast for the course days and pack clothes for varying conditions.

We recommend the following:
  • Head lamp with extra batteries
  • Soft shell type climbing pants
  • Insulating top and bottom under-layers and socks
  • Synthetic or wool t-shirt
  • Mid layer fleece top
  • Weatherproof shell jacket
  • Down or synthetic insulated “puffy” jacket
  • Warm hat and ballcap
  • Warm mountain or ice climbing gloves
  • Light gloves
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Daypack 35-45 L
  • Camera
  • A hiking pole is recommended
  • Objective’s map, compass, GPS (optional)
Equipment
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering axe
  • Crampons
  • Belay device

We have rental equipment available if needed, but we highly recommend using your own gear so you can get comfortable with it under the guide’s instruction.

The important details:

Season: Depending on Objective

Duration: Various

Location: Sea to Sky

Max Ratio: 2 Clients to 1 Guide

Prerequisites: None 

Price: $849/2 People | $749/1 Person

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