trip duration TRIP DURATION
6 days
mountain range MOUNTAIN RANGE
Rockies
max people per fuide MAX PEOPLE PER GUIDE
3 people
trip level TRIP LEVEL
Intermediate
best period OFFER PERIOD
May, Jun, Jul, Aug
type of trip TYPE OF TRIP
Group

Highlights

  • Explore one of the most beautiful places in Canada
  • Reach the summit of Mount Forbes with an expert guide
  • Learn all the basics and improve your mountaineering skills

Description

Canada is a dreamland for nature lovers. This vast and marvellous country offers splendid sceneries, and different options for every type of adventurer. So, if you are looking for a mountaineering experience, in a beautiful setting, this expedition to reach the summit of Mt. Forbes, is for you.

Mt. Forbes rises at 3,612 meters, being the highest mountain in the Banff National Park. This National Park is one of Canada’s best guarded treasures. Home of a huge variety of flora and fauna, pristine turquoise lakes fed by glaciers, and magnificent ice-capped mountains, it definitely deserves its UNESCO World Heritage Site designation.

As for the main goal of this expedition, Mt Forbes, it is simply the perfect mountain for gaining alpine climbing experience and practicing on your mountaineering techniques. What’s more, our experienced and certified guides, will share with you all their knowledge, so you can prepare for bigger ascents.

Please note the conditions of the mountain might alter the itinerary. But overall the topics we will cover are:

  • Backcountry camping
  • Preparing and packing food, and cooking skills
  • Preparing the gear for alpine expeditions
  • How to plan a trip
  • How to read the mountain weather
  • Planning a route and navigating
  • Medical issues, first aid and emergency response
  • Hazard awareness, recognition, management and decision making
  • Glacier travel
  • Climbing on ropes, on ice, snow or rock and steep sections

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore one of Canada’s greatest sights, and reach one of its most superb peaks. Request to book this trip, and let one of our expert guides lead you on this mountaineering adventure.

Are you looking for a winter trip? Check this ski touring in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

 

Price per person

1 Person2395CAD
Group of 22395CAD
Group of 32395CAD

Price includes

  • Guiding fee
  • All meals during trip
  • Group equipment
Minimum of 2 participants for this trip. The price includes: guide fee, meals during the expedition, camping and technical gear, entry fee for the park. The price does not include: dinner and accommodation on one day, and GST.

Other details

Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

More info

Please bring the adequate gear and clothing.

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