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Squamish Via Ferrata OPEN + Summer Special Offers

Wednesday, 10th May 2017  /  By Vince Shuley
Squamish Via Ferrata open

After a very fruitful winter of snowshoeing, ice climbing and backcountry skiing and riding, summer is finally beginning to rear its beautiful face. And that means summer adventures are right around the corner! With the warmer weather in the Sea to Sky recently, our Squamish rock climbing courses and adventures are already in motion in the lower parts of the valley. But our beloved Squamish Via Ferrata course is situated around the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola, which meant there was a bit more snow to clear.

Squamish Via Ferrata open

Conditions along the Squamish Via Ferrata approach trail

Not satisfied to wait for Mother Nature’s melt,  a couple of weeks ago our ardent staff at MSAA rolled up their sleeves and took to the Squamish Via Ferrata course with shovels. After a big day of snow-moving and some more cooperative weather, we’re glad to announce that the Squamish Via Ferrata is open! Our Whistler Via Ferrata  remains closed for now, but we’ll be hiking over snow and glaciers to reach Whistler Peak before too long.

Remember that Via Ferrata is an all-weather activity suited for all ages and abilities. Dressing in warmer clothes (or bringing them with you in a rucksack) with a waterproof jacket is important this time of year.

Squamish Via Ferrata open

The vertical rock was clear, with little on-rope shoveling needed.

 

Squamish Via Ferrata open

Very little walking space around the Summit Lodge

Via Ferrata Early Summer Special Offers

If you’re looking to experience not just one, but TWO of the most picturesque via ferrata courses in Western Canada, look no further! We know it can be hard to decide between our Whistler and Squamish via ferrata courses, so MSAA is offering $10 off when you book both tours at the same time. You can of course book the tours on different dates. Use the coupon code VFBundle when booking online or call us on 604 938 9242.

Squamish Whistler Via Ferrata Coupon

 

Passholders for the Sea to Sky Gondola can book their Squamish Via Ferrata tour for just $89.95 (minimum two guests on a tour required for discount to apply). Season Passholder holders are also able to extend $10 off the Squamish Via Ferrata for family and friends.

If you love beer and adventure, here’s a competition you won’t want to miss! We’ve partnered up with Hearthstone Brewery to give away a ride on the Sea to Sky Gondola followed by a via ferrata tour for you and five (5) friends. Enter  in-store at Hearthstone’s locations. The winner will be drawn May 30, 2017.

Outdoor Adventure Show & Travel attendees can get up to $20 off their via ferrata bookings. Use the promo codes below when booking online. Note that this offer expires June 30, 2017 and must tours must be booked in advance for summer from July 1st – October 31st, 2017.

 

Whistler VF OATS 2017 special offers coupon

Squamish Via Ferrata Coupon OAS 2017

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