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Climbing in the Bugaboos, Canada

Climbing in the Bugaboos, Canada
Climbing in the Bugaboos, Canada
Climbing in the Bugaboos, Canada
Climbing in the Bugaboos, Canada

4 days of rock climbing on the towers of the Bugaboos, in the Purcell Mountains in British Columbia, with Jeff, local IFMGA mountain guide.

Columbia Mountains

4 Days

Jul, Aug

Very high



* Enjoy a unique climbing adventure in the Bugaboos.

* Tailor your climbing experience to suit your level and preferences.

* Join a certified guide on an unforgettable rock climbing experience.


Located in the Purcell Mountains of British Columbia, the Bugaboos are a world-class alpine playground. The 'Best of the Bugaboos' program is a great way to be introduced to the area or to further explore it. The options are limitless. The trip begins with a beautiful hike to the Conrad Kain Hut or Applebee Alpine campsite - our base for the following day's adventures. There are countless routes in the Bugaboos, from high alpine snow & ice climbs, to moderate multi-pitch rock routes, to some of the best long rock climbs in the world.

This trip is a 2:1 ratio, which is ideal for the classic Bugaboo ascents. Some examples include West Ridge of Pigeon Spire 5.4, the Kain route on Bugaboo Spire 5.7, and Surfs Up on Snowpatch Spire 5.9. For intermediate and fit climbers, this is an area that will inspire the mind and soul! Previous climbing skills are necessary. To gain the prerequisite skills, sign up for our 'Alpine Skills Week' or one of our Rock climbing skills courses.

A detailed program package will be emailed 3 days prior to course commencement.

Please get in touch with me if you want more information about this trip. It will be my pleasure to guide you around and enjoy some great rock climbing in these mountains I know well and love.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Permit and entrance fees

- Quickdraws

- Rope


More info

-The price does not include 5% GST. -Personal gear is not included in the price.

Meeting point


Is previous rock climbing experience required?

Previous climbing skills are necessary. To gain the prerequisite skills, you can sign up for our 'Alpine Skills Week' course, or one of our rock climbing skills courses.

About the guide

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Mountain Guide

Alpine Air Adventures is an independent mountain guiding business run by Jeff Bullock. I am a fully certified IFMGA Mountain Guide, with my training and certification through the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides, and the Canadian Avalanche Association.

We specialize in outdoor Banff adventures including: rock climbing, ice climbing, alpine climbing, backcountry skiing and snowboarding, avalanche courses and improvised rope rescue courses.

Based out of Banff, Alberta, Canada in the heart of the rugged Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alpine Air offers everything mountain. My main emphasize is to offer safe and unforgettable Banff adventures to my guests. With the allure of the mountains right at my doorstep I am always keen to take on any adventure and I am excited to have you along. Contact me to begin organizing your dream mountain ascent or descent.


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What people are saying about this trip



Instead of climbing in the bugaboos, I booked the rock progression program. Jeff gave me his recommendation for a program that fits my experience and schedule. Unfortunately, the program got cancelled 2 days before its start, as I was the only one who signed up for it. Instead, Jeff offered to book private days with a climbing guide. I booked two days and had great experiences with Austin, the guide. Austin explained me the options we had and we chose to do a skills training and to climb two multipitches. Austin was a great and very knowledgeable guide, I had a stunning experience and can recommend to do private days with him!

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