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COMOX GLACIER HIKE

For many who have gazed up from sea level to the Comox Glacier the lure of standing on top of it is irresistible. Join our guides on a three day hike to the summit of the glacier. The views looking down from the top back to...

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$395.00
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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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$390.00
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3 DAY ALPINE SKILLS

This shorter version of our mountain skills training takes advantage of quick access into alpine terrain to give an action packed long week end course. On the first day hike in, make camp and head straight for the snow to start...

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$450.00
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CREVASSE RESCUE

Get ready for the summer mountaineering season with a focused day of crevasse rescue training. We can accommodate participants with experience or without so the course can act as an introduction to these skills or as a...

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    Intro to Rock

    Experience rock climbing in a fun and safe environment. On day one develop your movement skills on...

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    May 24 - 25, 2014
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    Arrowsmith Spring Ski Lines

    With plenty of snow in the hills and cool nights and warm days turning the snow surface into perfect...

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    Apr 20, 2014 (day trip)
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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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    Jun 7 - 9, 2014
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If someone had been injured while climbing I had no idea what to do until taking a course like this!
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Clive Powsey, Cumberland, BC.

Deep Instabilities

03-31-2014
This has been a very interesting winter from a snow and avalanche perspective. The season started off of course with very little snow and some impressively long and cold arctic cold snaps. When the snow finally came it buried a troublesome layer on10 February that would become a player in the avalanche game over most of British Columbia and indeed on the island as well for some time. Though...

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