Date: Jul 21, 2020

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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.

Tuesday 21 July 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Evening Classroom session (Victoria location TBD)
–An evening discussion of climbing basics, gear, and knots. This evening will be mandatory in order to prepare for the follow-on weekend.

Friday 7 August – Sunday 9 August: 
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 7 August 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: