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INTRO TO ROCK

Experience rock climbing in a fun and safe environment. On day one, develop your rock movement skills and learn how to belay, rappel, and build simple anchors. On day two, we take it to the next level by building anchors using...

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$400.00
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ALPINE ROCK SKILLS

We've had many 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 the fourth- and...

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$470.00
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COMBINED ALPINE SKILLS COURSE

This four day course is the full meal combo that includes curriculum from both our Alpine Skills course and our Alpine Rock Skills course. Curriculum covered includes snow climbing, snow anchors, glacier travel and crevasse...

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$740.00
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MOUNTAIN TRAVEL

If you've always wanted to be able to do some of the wonderful mountain hiking traverses that we have here on the island but could use a little help with the skills required, this course is for you. From planning food and...

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$740.00
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Upcoming Trips and Courses

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    WOMEN’S MOUNTAIN SKILLS FLY-IN

    A special women-only version of our most popular summer course. This is a complete mountain skills...

    1 SPOT LEFT
    Jul 18 - 20, 2020
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  • Learn to lead 2

    MOUNTAIN IMPROV.

    A course featuring all kinds of techniques to manage tricky situations in the mountains. Curriculum...

    2 SPOTS LEFT
    Jul 25, 2020 (day trip)
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    MOUNTAIN SKILLS FLY-IN

    This is a complete mountain skills course with a helicopter to whisk you straight into the alpine...

    3 SPOTS LEFT
    Jul 25 - 27, 2020
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Testimonials

Amazing trip. Not only was the weather and location perfect, our guide Ken was incredible. He was approachable, easy going and had an absolute wealth of experience about life in the mountains. Would recommend for sure.
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Rob Livingstone, Victoria, BC

IAG Covid Best Practices

05-30-2020
We are really excited to be up and running having started operating again in early June. So far your response to our re-opening has been very positive. Indeed we've been very busy! It seems that islanders are keen to get out into their mountains in small groups with us. With Covid we do have a new risk to manage, and we take this responsibility to our customers, our staff and our communities...

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