Date: Jun 12, 2020 to Jun 14, 2020

Time: All Day

Category: Education

Intro to Rock Climbing Course and Workshop

Intended to introduce beginners to outdoor rock climbing. Course participants will learn the basic skills needed for a day of top roping at the crags including belaying, rappelling, and anchor building.

Monday 4 May 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Evening Classroom session (Swan Lk Nature House)
–An evening discussion of climbing basics, gear, and knots. This evening will be mandatory in order to prepare for the follow-on weekend.

Friday 12 June – Sunday 14 June: 
Weekend at the Crags (Crest Creek Crags)
-Three days of climbing at Crest Creek Crags in the vicinity of Gold River in Western Strathcona Park. Island Alpine Guides will be joining us on Friday 12 June for a day of formal instruction, followed by two days of an ACC-led climbing workshop.

COST: $157.25/person paid to Island Alpine Guides to pay for the day of instruction.

For information on the Island Alpine Guides booking and cancellation policy, see their FAQ page.


This course has been a popular offering over the past few years and it will fill up, so we’re asking that participants be able to attend both the evening session and full 3-day weekend.

We cannot guarantee that once signed up for this course and workshop, a refund can be given if you are unable to attend.

Limit: 12 Participants

If interested, please email Alois at: