This weekend is a great opportunity to climb one of Alberta’s highest peaks.
Saturday will be a skills day which may include climbing a smaller peak. Skills covered will include: ice climbing, glacier travel, crevasse rescue, rappelling and ice screw anchors. Meeting time is 8:30am on day 1 at the Columbia Ice Fields campground in Jasper National Park, the group will be car camping at this location.
Sunday the group will attempt Mt Athabasca (3491m), it will be an early start leaving camp around 4:00 am, so take the time to condition yourself the week before. If Athabasca is unattainable for unforeseen reason, one of the many other lower peaks will be attempted or if the weather is not favorable the group may move to Banff for a day of rock climbing and or skills day.
Minimum experience is strong hiking and or scrambling experience. This course suits all levels of climbers from beginner to advanced and a great way to further your skills. A detailed trip package will be emailed once payment is received.
Cost is based on 3:1 guest to guide ratio for the climbing day.
A detailed course package will be emailed 3 days prior to course commencement.
Custom dates are available, please inquire at email@example.com.
Mt Andromeda add on $599.00 pp + tax based on 2:1 ratio. If you are interested in Mt Andromeda for a custom date contact the AAA office, firstname.lastname@example.org.
*If you have an exceptional experience and would like to leave a tip for your guide, 10-15% is a customary amount. You can pay with cash or contact the AAA office directly to arrange.
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