Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies
Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies

Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies

2 days

ATTA Banff-Matt Corliss 1ATTA Banff-Matt Corliss 2Instruction before the rock climbing courseTying ropes before the rock climbing courseGirl learning to rock climb in the Canadian RockiesLearning to rock-climb in the Canadian RockiesGroup of rock climbers in the Canadian RockiesGirl ascending on the rock climbing courseWoman climbing up on a rock climbing course, photo by @evazolaphotoLearning to rock climb in the Canadian Rockies, photo by @evazolaphotoclimbing the rock boulders in the Canadian Rockies, photo by @evazolaphotoLearning to use the rock climbing equipment, photo by @evazolaphoto

Get your climbing fundamentals down in the Canadian Rockies

Breaking into outdoor climbing can be intimidating, but the Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies course builds your knowledge, skills, and confidence to prepare you to safely and enjoyably climb in the great outdoors!

This course teaches foundational climbing techniques, making it a great starting point for new climbers who want to go further. You’ll master hazard evaluation, top roping, lead climbing, trad placement, belaying, and more. Each step of the day, you’ll be helped by a masterful instructor who can give you the right tips and tricks to up your game. The best part? You’ll do it all in the world-class Canadian Rockies.

Highlights of the Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies

Learn the basics of outdoor climbing as a beginner to build good habits for the rest of your climbing career.
Learn the fundamentals of proper movement on the rock to increase your efficiency.
Develop your top roping skills, rappelling, rope care, lead climbing, safety management, and more.
Work with an instructor to improve your performance, getting personalized feedback and lots of helpful tips.

Prices

From $350USD
2 days
Difficulty
Guided
Not included
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Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies

Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies Itinerary

Day 1 Meet in Canmore and Basic Intro

Your rock climbing adventure in the Canadian Rockies begins in Canmore. You’ll jump right in with an intro followed by gear issuing and a lesson on the basics of rock movement. Learn about the top rope climbing system, practice belaying, and go over rope care and management.

You’ll start climbing routes this afternoon to put what you’ve learned into practice.
Overnight Location: Not included in tour price
Distance: None
Meals: None

Day 2 Local Climbing

Today is a full-on immersion in climbing. You’ll go over crag hazard evaluation, use guidebooks to interpret topos, practice movement skills through bouldering, consolidate your top roping skills, learn about anchor construction, practice rappelling, and have lots of time to just climb.
Overnight Location: Not included in tour price
Distance: None
Meals: None

Day 3 Optional Extra Climbing Days

If you want more time to practice, you can book an additional day to continue climbing and working with your instructors. Please check ‘Optional Extras’ for the pricing.
Overnight Location: Not included in tour price
Distance: None
Meals: None

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Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies Price and Dates

This guided skills training course is run as a fixed-departure tour where you’d be joining a group, however, custom private tours can be organized for those willing to travel with their group only (please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you).

Prices below are per person:

May 07, 2022
May 08, 2022
From Canmore
To Canmore
USD$350
2 days / 5+ Spaces Left
May 21, 2022
May 22, 2022
From Canmore
To Canmore
USD$350
2 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jun 04, 2022
Jun 05, 2022
From Canmore
To Canmore
USD$350
2 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jun 18, 2022
Jun 19, 2022
From Canmore
To Canmore
USD$350
2 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jul 02, 2022
Jul 03, 2022
From Canmore
To Canmore
USD$350
2 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jul 16, 2022
Jul 17, 2022
From Canmore
To Canmore
USD$350
2 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Jul 30, 2022
Jul 31, 2022
From Canmore
To Canmore
USD$350
2 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Aug 20, 2022
Aug 21, 2022
From Canmore
To Canmore
USD$350
2 days / 5+ Spaces Left
Sep 03, 2022
Sep 04, 2022
From Canmore
To Canmore
USD$350
2 days / 5+ Spaces Left

Accommodation on the Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies

There are no included accommodations on this tour. You will need to book your own accommodations, but we are happy to help if needed. Guests may be able to enjoy a discounted rate with Clique Hotels and Resorts.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Night 1

Accommodation in Canmore

Accommodation on this tour is not included. A variety of accommodation options exist in both Canmore, Calgary and Banff, including campsites, hostels, all levels of hotels as well as condo-style accommodation with kitchens or suites. We recommend that you book your own pre and post-trip accommodations well in advance as all levels of accommodations in the Bow Valley fill quickly.

What’s Included in the Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies Tour?

Logistics, Meals and Accommodation

This training course doesn’t include any meals, transportation, or accommodation. If you need any help with booking your own accommodation, we are happy to assist you if needed. Travellers taking this course can enjoy a discounted rate at Clique Hotels & resorts. For meals, please pack your own high-energy meals and snacks for field days.

Included

  • Use of rock shoes and technical gear
  • Certified and skilled instructors

Not Included

  • Flights
  • Hotels
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions
  • Visas if required
  • Anything not mentioned as included
  • GST (5%)

Optional Extras

  • Optional additional climbing day: $225 USD per person

Frequently Asked Questions about Outdoor Rock Climbing Level 1 in Canadian Rockies

Located in Canmore, Alberta at the gates of Banff National Park, Yamnuska Mountain Adventures is one of Canada’s premier providers of mountaineering, rock & ice climbing, backcountry skiing, hiking, and trekking experiences in the Canadian Rockies. For over 40 years, we have hosted thousands of clients from Canada and all over the world. Our brand is known for quality mountain experiences, safety, and well-organized itineraries. We have some of the best mountain guides and hiking guides in the industry. All Yamnuska Mountain Adventures climbing guides are certified through the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides.

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 2/5. While this tour is designed for beginner climbers, you should have a basic level of fitness to learn to climb.

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