People per Guide
May, Jun, Jul, Aug
Type of Trip
- 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
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
- Guiding fee
- All meals during trip
- Group equipment
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
Please bring the adequate gear and clothing.