• Mountaineering is the classic Alpine Club activity and why our organization was formed. Pure mountaineering in its truest form challenges the body and mind on every level - technical climbing skills (on snow, ice and rock), fitness, navigation, systems, mental toughness - all combine to give that most rewarding of mountain experiences, standing on a summit.

Level 1 - Glacier Discovery

In summer of 2020 we developed a program to help our members progress from hiking trail or rock scrambles to bigger objectives that involve ice. This three day camp will have you hiking into Bow Hut and going over basic glacier gear and how to rope up and work as a team to get across a glacier. Day 2 will be a day out on the glacier with an objective weather permitting. Day 3 will be review and a chance to go more in depth on some over the general skills from the previous two days before heading back to the car. Be prepared for a jam packed long weekend.

Glacier Discovery at Bow Hut
Dates: 2021 Date TBD
Price: TBD
 
  

Level 2 - Intro to Mountaineering

Whether they’re the first summits of your mountaineering career or the first summits of your season, come join us on the Wapta Icefield for five days of skills training and peak bagging. You’ll learn new mountaineering techniques and knowledge and get hands-on practice applying what you've learnt right away.

Dates: 2021 Date TBD
Price:TBD

Level 2 - Intro to Glacier Travel - Bugaboos

Ever hit the end of a hiking trail but wish you got up close and personal with the peaks? Or have you completed all the rock scrambles in your area and are looking for new objectives with glacial approaches? This camp is there to take you from the hiking/scrambling trail into the more complex terrain of glaciers. You’ll learn new mountaineering techniques and knowledge and get hands-on practice applying what you've learnt right away. What's more is you get to do so out of the Conrad Kain Hut in the Bugaboos Provincial Park.

Dates: 2021 Dates TBD
Price:TBD