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INTRO TO ROCK

Your outdoor climbing journey starts here!

Over two days, build essential skills to safely top-rope climb on your own. We’ll begin with an introduction to technical systems and expand to movement skills. By the end of the...

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$395.00
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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 classroom. Quick access to a remote alpine environment makes it possible to cover a lot of material in just three days. Learn all...

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$995.00
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QUEER OUTDOOR ROCK

In partnership with GOATS (Gayest Climbers of All Time), we're offering our first outdoor rock climbing program. Our aim is to increase outdoor accessibility by creating a more inclusive, safe, outdoor rock and alpine climbing...

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$195.00
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WILDERNESS NAVIGATION 2

Modern smart phones and tablets with their resident Global Positioning capabilities are incredible pieces of technology that can greatly enhance the wilderness navigation experience. On this one-day navigation course, we'll...

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$245.00
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Upcoming Trips and Courses

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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
    Aug 6 - 8, 2021
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    WILDERNESS NAVIGATION 1

    Wilderness Navigation 1 is a one-day introduction to using and understanding topographic maps and...

    3 SPOTS LEFT
    Aug 7, 2021 (day trip)
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    WILDERNESS NAVIGATION 2

    Modern smart phones and tablets with their resident Global Positioning capabilities are incredible...

    5 SPOTS LEFT
    Aug 8, 2021 (day trip)
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Important - Please Read

All Island Alpine Guides courses and trips take place in an outdoor, wilderness environment. This means that as a participant you will be encountering various risks, dangers, and hazards, some of which include avalanches, cornices, crevasses, cliffs, trees, creeks, rockfall, difficult travel conditions, weather, illness, equipment failure, wild animals, becoming lost as well as the possibility of mistakes being made by IAG guides and instructors.
To participate in these activities you will be required to read and agree to our waiver as part of the registration process. You will also be required to sign the waiver at the start of the course or trip. In doing so you will waive or give up certain legal rights including the right to sue or to claim compensation following an accident.

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Testimonials

I took the 3 day Alpine Skills course with Lyle Fast on April 16th-18th. It was fantastic. Lyle was tremendously resourceful, knowledgable, and most importantly... safe. We all learned loads of information on a wide variety of subjects designed to...
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Chris Dimoff, Victoria, BC.

BC's Restart Plan - Step 3

07-02-2021
As of July 1st, BC has entered Step 3 of the Restart Plan. This phase allows us to dramatically reduce the precautionary steps we take reagarding COVID-19, but there are still a few things that we require of participants on our courses and trips: * Please do not attend a course or trip if you†feel unwell or have had a COVID-19 exposure. IAG will offer a full credit to make this easy for you...

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