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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...

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$330.00
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MOUNTAIN SKILLS FLY-IN

This course is identical to our Complete Mountaineering Skills Course, but with a helicopter to whisk you straight into the alpine classroom it becomes possible to cover the same curriculum in just three days. The IAG...

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$795.00
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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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$445.00
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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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    Learn to Lead, Sport

    On this one-day course, we'll cover all the skills and systems you need to lead sport pitches, from...

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    Jun 3, 2017 (day trip)
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    Intro to Rock

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

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    Jun 17 - 18, 2017
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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...

    4 SPOTS LEFT
    Jun 9 - 11, 2017
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Testimonials

I can't say enough great things about the intro rock course. It was one of the funnest adventures I've had on the island. The location (Comox lake) was stunning. We had the perfect amount of instruction and practice at the start. As a beginner, I...
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Melanie Adams, Victoria, BC.

Staying alive

10-24-2016
I’ve been skiing in avalanche terrain for more than 30 years. This winter will mark 22 years of heli ski guiding, a pursuit which has us skiing in uncontrolled avalanche terrain with a greater frequency than any other. I’ve been reflecting on the risks associated with such a high level of exposure, and I’d like to share with recreational backcountry riders certain...

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