Mt. Habrich is an impressive granite monolith which offers excellent alpine Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing. An all day affair, Mt. Habrich sports several routes from 5.7 to 5.10 and up to 10 pitches. The granite pinnacle overlooks the entire Squamish valley affording incredible views of Howe Sound and the surrounding Coast Mountains. Access is via the Sea to Sky Gondola. This is a full day of guided alpine rock climbing.
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For bookings within 48 hours please call 604 938 9242.
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 5.5 to 5.11’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.
All routes are best climbed Friday to Saturday when the Gondola stays open late or with a truck shuttle on the Mamquam Forestry road. Another great option is doing a bivouac the evening before.
Dates are on request. Please call our office and speak with a Mountain Adventure Specialist for more info.
Dates: Offered June – September on request
Duration: 8 hours (round trip from Squamish)
Things to bring:
Mt Habrich offers a mix of scrambling, and multi-pitched roped climbing on beautiful granite featured rock. Exposure increases the higher you climb and you’re offered stunning views of Howe Sound. You do not need to be an highly experienced rock climber or mountaineer to tackle this climb, however climbing experience is required. It’s an excellent one-day activity to round out anyone’s summer visit to Squamish.
We strongly recommend you purchase Trip Cancellation Insurance upon booking and Emergency Evacuation insurance.
Emergency Evacuation and Medical
This coverage provides you with emergency air rescue if required and full medical. Parks Canada provides free evacuation within the Parks and if you are a Canadian resident your medical will be covered by National Health.
We strongly recommend international visitors purchase this insurance. Emergency evacuation insurance is also compulsory for all our hut trips, as these typically take place outside of Parks Canada’s jurisdiction.
Trip Cancellation Insurance
To prepare for unforeseen circumstances we strongly recommend purchasing Trip Cancellation Insurance at the time of booking your trip. Trip Cancellation insurance covers many scenarios to reimburse you for cancelled trips outside of your control.
Our recommended insurance provider is Tugo.Com who can be reached via the following:
All course prices are quoted in Canadian Dollars and are exclusive of a 5% Federal GST. Prices are subject to change.
Full payment is required at time of registration. Our preferred method of payment is by Mastercard or VISA through our online payment portal. We also accept Credit Card payment over the phone, bank transfer and cash.
Mountain Skills Academy takes mountain safety very seriously, however there is no way to completely mitigate risk in alpine environments. Prior to undertaking any of our courses or trips we require you to sign a waiver.
Mountain conditions are extremely unpredictable and can change at short notice. Our guides endeavor to undertake the routes and/or peaks that our clients desire, however our decisions will be impacted by conditions. Unfortunately we are not able to offer refunds if conditions are not suitable to undertake a particular route on the day you have booked. We will however make every effort to take you out for the best day possible given the conditions.
Applicable to all tours and courses*: If conditions force us to cancel a course or trip we will do all we can to accommodate you at another date. If this isn’t possible we will offer a full refund. We reserve the right to decline rescheduling dates based on availability. *Does not apply to First Aid and WFR courses.
Adventures Cancellation Policy
Half Day and Full Day Programs
**On all multi day trips pre arranged add-ons are non-refundable (food, accommodation, etc).
1-2 Day Courses
3+ Day Courses
**If you are able to find someone else to take your place on a course, please let us know as we are more than happy to transfer bookings.
Minors (under the age of 18 for our courses based in Alberta and 19 for those based in BC) and custodial groups (youths affiliated with an institution where the parents/legal guardian are not present on the trip) may register for certain trips and courses with a letter of consent from parents or legal guardian as well as must sign a waiver and have their parents or legal guardian sign a waiver. Further, we abide by the Parks Canada Custodial Group winter backcountry policy as outlined here.
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