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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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$330.00
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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 is irresistible. Join our guides on a three-day hike to the summit. The views looking down from the top back to sea level are...

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$495.00
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MOUNTAIN SKILLS FLY-IN

This course is identical to our Complete Mountain Skills course, but with a helicopter to whisk you straight into the alpine classroom, it becomes possible to cover the same...

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$795.00
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CREVASSE RESCUE

Get ready for glacier travel in summer or winter with a focused day of crevasse rescue training. We can accommodate participants with experience or without, so the course can act as both an introduction to these skills or as a...

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$140.00
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Upcoming Trips and Courses

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    SINGLE-DAY LEARN TO LEAD, TRAD

    A condensed version of our two-day Learn to Lead, Trad...

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    Jul 25, 2018 (day trip)
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    NOOTKA TRAIL

    Imagine all of the features of the famed West Coast Trail, put them in an even wilder and more remote...

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    Aug 4 - 9, 2018
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    MOUNTAIN SKILLS FLY-IN

    This course is identical to our [Complete Mountain Skills]...

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    Aug 17 - 19, 2018
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Testimonials

The course was excellent. Full of the kind of information I was looking for. Lots of fun. Ken did a great job. I'm a happy customer!
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Paul Cooper, Victoria, BC

Beyond the alpine

07-04-2017
Calling my company Island Alpine Guides was perhaps a bit of a mistake. Sure, I spend most of my time climbing and skiing in the mountains, from the Rockies to the coast range, from the European Alps to the Himalaya. So 11 years ago, when Island Alpine Guides was born, it seemed logical to keep doing what we've been doing all over the world right here on Vancouver Island: mountaineering...

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