Date: May 31, 2019 to Jun 02, 2019

Time: All Day


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 6 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 31 May – Sunday 2 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 31 May for a day of formal instruction, followed by two days of an ACC-led climbing workshop. (NOTE: Instruction begins on the morning of Friday 31 May but most participants travel to the campsite on the evening of Thursday 30 May.)

COST: $149/person paid to Island Alpine Guides to pay for the day of instruction.

If interested, please email at:

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.

Limit: 12 Participants