• Intro%20rock%208

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...

STARTING AT
$295.00
MORE INFO
  • Rock%20rescue

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...

STARTING AT
$295.00
MORE INFO
  • Trip_placeholder_large

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...

STARTING AT
$95.00
MORE INFO
  • Three%20day%20mountain%20skills

ALPINE ROCK SKILLS

We've had a lot of requests for an alpine rock climbing skills course so here it is! Travelling in the Island Alps, or any mountain range for that matter, inevitably involves managing rock climbing terrain in that fourth and...

STARTING AT
$450.00
MORE INFO

Last Minute Trip Deals

VIEW ALL TRIPS
  • Rock%20rescue

    Rock Rescue

    Imagine yourself belaying a partner on a climb when a mishap befalls them and they are hanging on the...

    4 SPOTS LEFT
    Aug 22 - 23, 2015
    TRIP INFO
  • Matchlee%20mountain%20skills%20fly-in

    Mountain Skills Fly-in

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

    0 SPOTS LEFT
    Aug 14 - 16, 2015
    TRIP INFO
  • Trip_placeholder_med

    Wilderness Navigation One

    Our Wilderness Navigation One is single day introduction to wilderness navigation, using topographic...

    2 SPOTS LEFT
    Sep 6, 2015 (day trip)
    TRIP INFO

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Want to get the inside scoop on all of the happenings around Island Alpine Guides? From contest information to trip dates to new courses, our email updates will have it all. Complete with some fantastic images and a word from our Director and Head Guide, these email updates are the best way to stay connected with Island Alpine Guides.

Thumbs Up

Testimonials

Thanks again for a great course; it was so great to do the course on my home turf, because I now see that terrain in a whole new light. It actually made me more confident about going into avalanche terrain back there, because I have some tools to...
» AST1 Mt. Cain
Jimmy Thomson, Vancouver, BC.

Hiking or Mountaineering?

06-18-2015
The Golden Hinde Traverse, Albert Edward to Comox Glacier, Flower Ridge to Love Lake and Della Falls, Rambler Peak, Elkhorn Mountain. These are just a a few examples of the incredible mountain trips that await hikers in Vancouver Island’s amazing mountain ranges. But for many hikers these and other trips are just out of reach because they require some basic mountaineering skills to...

» Read More.