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Mount Garibaldi 2-day guided climb in British Columbia, Canada


Join IFMGA certified mountain guide Brian for 2 days of top quality climbing on the phenomenal dormant volcano that is Mt Garibaldi in BC, Canada


Coast Mountains

2 Days

Jan, Feb, Dec




* Ascend over 2000 meters on this iconic dormant volcano with breathtaking views

* Join a small group dynamic for an optimal team spirit and learning environment

* Discover the icefield Garibaldi Nieve and enjoy some epic glacial mountaineering


Mount Garibaldi, a dormant volcano from the Pleistocene age, dominates the horizon at 2,678 meters and is one of the South Coast Mountains most iconic peaks. Located roughly 20km north of Squamish and 80km north of Vancouver, Mount Garibaldi provides some of the best mountaineering opportunities in North America.

Uniquely, Mount Garibaldi formed itself upon a glacier and consequently The Garibaldi Nieve icefield occupies the northern and eastern slopes of the volcano. Fortunately for climbers, this provides excellent conditions and terrain for mountaineering.

I am providing this trip for between 1 and 3 people. With a small group, you can expect a very intimate experience. I always aim to create a fun and supportive atmosphere and I’ll be able to monitor your climbing closely in this group size.

This ancient glacial landscape is a truly stunning spectacle to behold and creates a climbing environment that is unforgettable. If you are excited to experience some of the best mountaineering around and enjoy views of epic proportions, then sign up now and I’ll be waiting!

I also offer  1+ days of rock climbing in The Bugaboos over in eastern BC for some exceptional granite climbing surfaces. Or perhaps  you’d like to ascend the highest peak in the Coast Mountains with this 1-week mountaineering trip to the summit of Mount Waddington.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transport during the trip

- Permit and entrance fees


More info

Helicopter access can be used on the Garibaldi climb. It costs an additional $300/person

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What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Vancouver Canada
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Fairmont Pacific Rim Vancouver Canada
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Pan Pacific Vancouver Vancouver Canada
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About the guide

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Mountain Guide

Squamish-based IFMGA Mountain Guide Brian Jones is the owner/operator of Canada West Mountain School. Established in 1982, Canada West Mountain School is one of the premier Mountain Guiding and Training centres in Canada.

Brian offer Mountain Guiding services, Instructional Training courses and Custom programs in all aspects of mountain travel and safety in Canada and around the World.





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What people are saying about Brian



Our guide was Dan Robb! Thank you Dan, it was amazing! The fresh track was perfect! The scenic, Blue sky and sun, just WoW! đŸ€©â„ïžđŸ˜Ž



Phil was great! he built me a custom made climbing day and we gone through many new techniques in one half a day. thanks a lot I learned so muce. looking forward to climbing the Chief with you next year!



Well experienced Guide ( Brian ), very nice trip in Garibaldi



We actually had a different guide (Les) but couldnt have been more impressed. He was super knowledgeable and helpful. Very patient and his timing for our day was excellent. Whistler is of course beautiful and it was a wonderful introduction to the back country.



We had a good time and the guide we had was both professional and patient. Thanks

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