Rock Climbing Courses

Take your climbing to the next level!

Welcome to the Mountain Skills Academy Rock Climbing Program. We offer a fully comprehensive series of courses designed to provide every participant with reliable systems and the critical skills necessary to establish a solid foundation that will allow them to develop as safe, competent climbers primed for rapid progression.

As BC’s leading and longest established mountain school, we are confident in providing our students only the best. Our carefully crafted curriculum is created by ACMG Mountain Guides. All courses are provided by ACMG certified guides. We operate in the world class rock climbing location of Squamish BC. We offer the very best value – See MSAA Value Added for your included Free clinics, Annual Safety Refreshers, Lowest priced quality equipment packages, regular Prize Draws and of course the very best service – guaranteed.

Rock Climbing Courses

Apr - Oct

Rock Starter

Duration: Half Day

Prerequisites: None

The quintessential beginner’s rock climbing course providing the novice with an introduction to this amazing sport!

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Apr - Oct

INTRO TO OUTDOOR ROCK 1 DAY

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Previous indoor or outdoor climbing

This course is designed to provide students with a safe and reliable system to rock climb outdoor with confidence.

Apr - Oct

INTRO TO Sport & Leading

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Top rope climbing experience

Take your climbing to the next level and feel the freedom of lead climbing.

Apr - Oct

Intro to Outdoor Rock 2 Day

Duration: 2 Days

Prerequisites: Previous indoor or outdoor climbing

Combine both the Intro to Outdoor Rock & Intro Sport & Leading Course for the ultimate rock climbing kick-starter!

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Apr - Oct

INTRO TO TRAD CLIMBING

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Top rope experience

Our 1-day Intro to Trad Climbing course targets intermediate to advanced top-rope and sport climbers.

Apr - Oct

Trad Progression

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Previous trad & leading experience

Spend a full day at the crag taking yoir trad climbing skills to the next level.

Apr - Oct

INTRO TO Trad & Progression

Duration: 2 Days

Prerequisites: Top rope experience

Combine both our Intro to Trad & Trad Progression for an all round trad climbing education.

Apr - Oct

Intro to Multi-Pitch

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Previous outdoor climbing experience

This comprehensive 1-day course gives you the skills to lead or follow multi-pitch climbs safely.

Apr - Oct

ROCK RESCUE

Duration: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Multi-pitch skills

Learn the technical aspects of rope rescue to ensure you can effect a rescue of yourself, your partner or an adjacent party half way up a multi-pitch route.

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PRIVATE INSTRUCTION

Duration: Custom

Prerequisites: None

Our Private Rock Instruction lets you design your own climbing adventure. Whether it is single pitch classics or multi-pitch routes on the Grand Wall.

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Have a question about one of our courses, guided trips or tour? Speak with one of our expert guides today.