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Mountain Climbing in British Columbia: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Discover the jaw-dropping beauty of British Columbia’s remote and mountainous backcountry!

Whether it is a simple single-day ascent or a multi-summit, multi-day adventure, British Columbia has got you covered. Boasting numerous and incredible mountaineering options from one side of the province to the other, there is no shortage of mountain climbing adventures to be had. Compare and book a certified guide for your trip on Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Mountain Climbing trips in British Columbia. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in British Columbia

What should I know about Mountain Climbing British Columbia?

Boasting so many unique landscapes and incredible scenery, British Columbia is a veritable paradise for mountain climbing enthusiasts. Away from the three aforementioned spots, there are hundreds of other incredible places to climb.

For those looking to try out something a little bit different, heading up to the wild northwest of the province is a great way to get even farther off the beaten path. At 2,780 meters in elevation, Mount Edziza is Canada’s highest volcano as well as a worthy mountaineering challenge. Combined, the approach and accent take a couple of days and yield incredible views of this remote part of Canada.

A bit farther west, the Skeena Mountains also present plenty of great mountaineering challenges. At 2,588 meters in elevation, Shedin Peak is the highest in the range and a popular destination for moutnaineers headed up into the north.

Why should I choose British Columbia for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

Stunning scenery

From the Coast Range to the Canadian Rocky Mountains and everything in between, there is plenty of stunning scenery to be seen in Britihs Columbia. Enjoy sublime views of the Pacific Ocean and/or gorgeous approaches through old-growth forest. Regardless of where you head, stunning scenery awaits at every turn.

The Canadian Rockies

Sprawling over British Columbia’s eastern border with Alberta, the Canadian Rockeis provide everything any mountaineer could wish for. There are plenty of incredible approaches, glaciers to traverse and rocky peaks to summit. From Kootenay National Park to Glacier National Park, there are endless incredible climbing opportunities in this great range.

Avoid the crowds

Just like the rest of Canada, British Columbia is big. This means there are plenty of isolated mountain peaks, far away from the hustle and bustle of the more populated areas. Take advantage of this peace and quiet to go out and be at one with nature.

What can I expect from the weather during my Mountain Climbing trip in British Columbia?

During the summer, average daily temperatures in British Columbia are around 20 °C. These drop and rise depending on the altitude and elevation. Summers also tend to be the driest time of year in Canada, but some rain still falls.

How can I get to British Columbia?

Any hiking trip to British Columbia, begins with a flight into the international airports in Vancouver (YVR). From here it is easiest to rent a car to get to your final destination, although transport by both bus, rai and domestic flights are also possible.

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What currency is accepted around British Columbia?

Canadian dollar (CAD)

When is the best time to travel to British Columbia for Mountain Climbing?

June to September

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