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INTRO TO ROCK

Experience rock climbing in a fun and safe environment. On day one develop your movement skills on rock, belaying, rappelling and simple anchor building. On day two we take it to the next level with the building of complex...

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LEARN TO LEAD

When you have done enough top roped climbing that you feel ready to start lead climbing there is no better way to get into leading safely than to learn correct techniques from the start. Our two day learn to lead course covers...

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ROCK RESCUE

Imagine yourself belaying a partner on a climb when a mishap befalls them and they are hanging on the other end of the rope with you stuck on belay and unable to do anything. If you do any multi pitch climbing, whether as a...

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WILDERNESS NAVIGATION ONE

Our Wilderness Navigation One is single day introduction to wilderness navigation, using topographic maps and the compass. You'll learn to plan safe and efficient wilderness routes by using topographical maps, as well as other...

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    Alpine Rock Skills

    We've had a lot of requests for an alpine rock climbing skills course so here it is! Travelling in the...

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    Aug 5 - 7, 2016
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    Mountain Skills Fly-in

    This course is identical to our Complete Mountaineering Skills Course, but with a helicopter to whisk...

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    Jul 22 - 24, 2016
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    GPS Navigation

    GPS (Global Positioning Systems) are incredible pieces of technology that can greatly enhance your...

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    Jun 26, 2016 (day trip)
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Thanks very much for offering the crevasse rescue course yesterday. The course was a great learning experience.
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Guest Blog 2 by Ken Wylie

03-15-2016
Becasue he is such a prolific, engaging and interesting writer we're featuring Ken Wylie in our blog again. In this pieace, written recently for powder magazine, Ken writes about some of the more interesting aspects of guiding in the mountains after his visit to Bella Coola Helisports guides training. For the Love of Our Clients - Guest Blog by Ken Wylie It has been long known...

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