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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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$195.00
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2-DAY ALPINE SKILLS REFRESHER

This two-day course is geared towards those looking to refresh their alpine systems and skills. A base camp at Mount Cain will allow for quick access to alpine terrain, and the specific curriculum will depend on the experience...

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$395.00
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  • Ski helicopter

HELI-ACCESSED TOUR

With a helicopter to whisk you straight into high alpine terrain, great ski terrain is accessible for a day tour in the Island Alps. Start the day by flying to the top of a run and skiing down. From there a day of touring...

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$680.00
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COMBINED ALPINE SKILLS

Perfect for the budding mountaineer, this course offers the full mountain meal combo. With a curriculum that covers travel techniques for rock, snow and glacier, participants will gain the basic skills necessary to begin...

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$795.00
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  • Crevasse rescue

    CREVASSE RESCUE

    Get ready for glacier travel in summer or winter with a focused day of crevasse rescue training. We...

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    Apr 17, 2021 (day trip)
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    3-DAY ALPINE SKILLS

    The shorter version of our mountain skills training...

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    May 5 - 7, 2021
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    INTRO TO ROCK

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

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    May 8 - 9, 2021
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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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IAG COVID-19 Best Practices

05-30-2020
**Island Alpine Guides Covid-19 Risk Management Practices (17 Nov 2020)**   **Context**  This document outlines a series of ‘best practices’ which Island Alpine Guides (IAG) will follow when operating trips and courses while the risk of transmission of COVID-19 is present. The contents of this document are derived predominantly from the advice of the BC Provincial Health Officer...

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