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If you want to lead climb at the crags or just want to review your skills, join Jeff, an IFMGA certified guide, on this 2-day lead climbing course around Banff and Canmore.
Acquire all the rock climbing skills you need to lead a climb.
Spend two days improving your rock climbing in the beautiful Bow Valley.
Practice belaying, leading, setting up and cleaning top rope anchors and more.
I invite you to join me on a 2-day lead climbing course in the Bow Valley, around Banff and Canmore, in Alberta.
This valley is southern Alberta’s main climbing area. It has many long multi-pitch traditional climbing routes on most of the high walls surrounding the valley.
By the end of these 2 days, you will have the skills you need to start leading a climb.
So contact me if you want to join me on this great lead climbing course! We will spend an amazing time learning and climbing in the beautiful Bow Valley in the Alberta province.
• Long pants to climb in. These should be wool/nylon blend or Scheoller material • Light shirt or T-shirt • Wool or fleece long sleeve shirt • Heavyweight fleece or insulated/down jacket • Water proof outer jacket with hood (Gore-Tex) • Waterproof outer pants, preferably with side zips on legs • Light weight gloves • Warm hat/touque • Neck tube/Bellaclava // EQUIPMENT LIST: You will need to bring: • Approach shoes or light weight boots • Backpack: Large enough to carry spare clothing, lunch, water and climbing gear. Approx. 40 liters • Climbing harness • Rock climbing shoes, comfy shoes for all day use • Climbing helmet • Chalk bag • Belay device with locking carabiner • Sunglasses with good UV protection • Sun cream • Lip Sun Cream. • Headlamp with fresh batteries. • Water Bottle (1L minimum). • Lunch for long day out in the mountains • Pocket knife. • Blister kit (‘moleskin’, ‘Second Skin’) • Trekking pole or old ski pole, optional
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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Ben guided us to Marble Canyon and it was a really awesome and rewarding experience! Ben was really cool and relaxed about everything, the whole process was made extremely simple, and he went so far as to teach us a little more than we had originally expected to learn. We got extremely lucky with the weather and hiked back with blue skies and the sun shining! Thank you very much!!
Great day of touring in the amazing surroundings around Lake Louise - the vue and silky powder snow were worth the effort of climbing!
I had such a great experience skiing backcountry for the first time! Jeff was an amazing guide and really helped us learn how to use backcountry equipment and avalanche gear. My only concern was that we were forced to change the date of our trip quite last minute and we were not given much information about the trip until only 1-2 days in advance. However, the trip itself was incredible! Thank you for such an amazing experience!
Absolutely exceeded expectations! Everyone had a great time with more than enough variety to satisfy everyone’s skill level. Would definitely recommend to anyone with an interest in getting started or progressing their ice climbing.
Really enjoyed our time with our guide, Troy. 5/5 Experience! Highly recommend.
My guide was Christian from the same company (vs Jeff). I was thrilled with the service, friendliness, knowledge, and professionalism. We went to Sunshine Slab near Banff to sport climb for a half day. We managed to get a lot of memorable climbs in a short amount of time. I would gladly use these guys again.
Jeff was so kind to the kids, he encouraged and motivated our 12 y/o eldest, and was tolerant and patient with our 9 y/o young one. Extremely recommended for families. We had much fun on the Banff cliffs.