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Rock Climbing in Canmore

Discover the high-quality rock and stunning scenery in the heart of the Canadian Rockies!

Take advantage of Canmore’s convenient location to some of Canada’s best rock climbing and head out on a mountain adventure. From simple single pitches to more involved alpine climbing, gain some altitude and enjoy astounding views of this beautiful area. 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 Rock Climbing trips in Canmore. The mountains are calling!

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Canmore

Sitting in the front range of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Canmore is blessed with incredible scenery. Rock climbing is a great way to get out into the heart of these incredible landscapes and get some great views. Enjoy stunning vistas of snow-capped peaks, thick green forests and pristine mountain lakes. Not to mention lots of cool rock formations.


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Best time to visit:

June to September


Canadian dollar (CAD)

How to get there:

Flying into Calgary International Airport (YYC) is how most rock climbing trips to Canmore will begin. From here, it is easiest to rent a car and make the 1.5 hour drive to Canmore

What’s the weather like?

During the summer average daily temperatures in Canmore range from 13 ºC to 18 ºC. Summer is also the wettest time of year and you can expect to see anywhere from 75 to 120 millimeters of rainfall per month

More info about Rock Climbing in Canmore:

Located just 100 kilometers west of Calgary, Canmore sits in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The mountain town is a hub for outdoor activities, including rock climbing. Banff National Park, just to the north, is the main attraction and full of numerous excellent rock climbing expeditions. The Rundle Rock section is among the most famous in the park and includes many of the area’s classic climbs. Heading south of Canmore, toward the Spray Lakes Reservoir provides plenty of slightly different options as well. The Three Sisters, Goat Mountain and Goatview Peak all provide excellent challenges for more advanced climbers. Beginners will find themselves at home all round Canmore. The mountains just to the west of Canmore provide plenty of great spots to learn the sport as well as hone newly acquired techniques

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