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Bugaboo Spire rock climbing (NE Ridge), 3 days

Join a certified mountain guide for a 3 day rock climbing adventure on the northeast ridge of the beautiful Bugaboo spire in the Purcell mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

Mountain RangeColumbia Mountains
Duration3 days
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


  • Climb the northeast ridge of the incredible Bugaboo Spire.

  • Trek through the gorgeous Bugaboo provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.

  • Spend your nights in the comfortable Kain hut at an altitude of 2,230 meters.


Definitely one of the most well known Spires in Canada, the Bugaboo Spire makes for an amazing climb. And for 3 exciting days, one of our guides would like to guide you up its northeast ridge.

The Bugaboo Spire is located in the Bugaboo provincial park, which rests in the Purcell mountains of British Columbia. The scenery around the spire is breathtaking, and the higher up you go, the more natural beauty you will get to admire.

Our trip will begin in Canmore. From there, we will drive to the provincial park. Once we are inside the par, you will get to enjoy a scenic hike until we reach the Kain hut (2,230m). This hut will be where you will be sleeping for the next 2 nights. Large and comfortable, the hut will provide you with all of the comfort necessary to relax and rest for the next day’s adventure.

On the second day of the trip, we will make our ascent of the Bugaboo northeast ridge. The climb, which will take all day, will involve a short glacier approach, 14 thrilling pitches, a summit traverse and a technical descent. Thus making the climb as varied as it is exciting. At the end of the day, we will return to the Kain hut.

On the final day, we will depart the hut and make our way back to our vehicles, before driving back to Canmore.

Exploring the Bugaboo provincial park, while climbing the incredible spire’s northeast ridge is a must for any climbing enthusiast. If you would like to experience it for yourself, just send us a request.

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The Kain hut.

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Participants should bring the following items: helmet, harness, wool/blend socks, long underwear, soft shell climbing pants, mid-weight top, soft shell jacket, outer jacket and pants, insulated jacket, gaiters, mountaineering gloves, hat, sunhat, mountaineering boots, day pack, backpack, sleeping bag, rock shoes, ice ax, crampons, belay device, sunglasses, sunscreen, lip cream, headlamp, water bottle, blister kit, first aid items, ear plugs (optional), camera (optional) and trekking poles (optional).

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Prices per person

Group of 1

CAD 2397 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

Along with the guiding fee, the price also includes accommodation in the Kain Hut, meals and climbing equipment, but does not include personal gear, transportation, accommodation in Canmore, taxes and gratuities.

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