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Mount Waddington guided 8-day ascent

Join David, an IFMGA-certified mountain guide, on this exciting 7-day adventure to the heights of Mount Wadding in British Columbia, Canada.

Mountain RangeRockies
Duration8 days
Offer periodJul, Aug
Skill LevelAdvanced
Fitness LevelExtremely Fit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Join me on this spectacular adventure as we reach for the highest summit of British Columbia‘s coast mountains: Mount Waddington. Using the Bravo Glacier Route, we’ll spend 7 days in the mountain to reach our goal of 4,019 meters. Come experience one of the finest alpine granites in this corner of the world.

For this exciting trip, we’ll keep Mount Waddington as a goal, but acclimatize and practice on other nearby peaks. These include Bravo Peak, Spearman Peak, Combatant Mountain, Mount Tiedemann and Asperity Mountain. You can check the itinerary below to review the organization of the adventure.

This is an advanced mountaineering program, where previous experience with Summit Mountain Guides is mandatory. You must have experience with a mixed alpine terrain, crampons and, hopefully, overnight mountaineering and winter camping experiences. We can review your experience together and decide on this trip.

If you are looking for an adventure to the beautiful landscapes of the northwest where to put your skills in practice, look no more. The incredible Mount Waddington is waiting for you! And I would love to guide you in this exciting adventure.

If you are looking for more adventures in the Canadian Rockies, be sure to check the trips I offer to Mount Robson, Valhalla and many more.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Meet at Bluff Lake

We’ll meet at the White Saddle B&B in Bluff Lake and enjoy a relaxing dinner. We’ll go over the itinerary and equipment.

Day 2: Fly to Rainy Knob

Once we get to Rainy Knob, we’ll establish our base camp.

Day 3 to 7: Climbing

Day 8: Last day in the field

In the afternoon, we’ll fly back to Bluff Lake and spend a last night there.


About the guide

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I am an IFMGA and ACMG-certified mountain guide based in Nelson, British Columbia. I'm the lead guide at Summit Mountain Guides, a guiding agency I co-founded back in 2007 and which offers year-round guiding services and courses in Canada and Europe.

The mountains of western Canada have been my playground since 1992. I'll be happy to take you mountaineering, backcountry skiing, rock climbing, hiking or ice climbing in this area I know so well. From day trips to multi-day adventures, I can guarantee an unforgettable and safe experience.

The SMG team of guides will help you with your trip's logistics, safety and contingency plans so that you get the most out of your backcountry experience and can just focus on having an amazing time on the mountain!


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