Join Jeff, an IFMGA certified guide, on this introductory rock climbing course in Banff, Canmore or Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada. Learn some of the best techniques with one of the best guides in Canada.
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Many words come to one’s mind when thinking about rock climbing: adventure, adrenaline, fun, freedom, strategy. That is because it is one of the most complete sports, combining intelligence with physical skills.
This program is designed as an introduction to the exhilarating sport of Rock Climbing. We will go to a local climbing area and participants will have the opportunity to climb a variety of routes with the security of a top rope. Safety is our top priority.
You will learn the basic skills to rock climb outdoors including:
Hazard awareness and risk mitigation
Tying into the rope
Belaying and Lowering
Communication between climbing partner
Climbing Movement techniques
Also, there are different venues we can visit, some of them are:
Back of the Lake
My goal is that you enjoy these amazing spots in Alberta! However, I also want you to be safe and learn a lot. That is why I will make sure we follow all the safety rules and I will give you constant feedback. I recommend this trip to people in good shape. Additionally, keep in mind that this course is open to all ages.
Send me a request and I’ll gladly answer all your questions. Let me show you one of the most beautiful parts of Alberta, Canada, and share with you everything I know about rock climbing!
If you are looking for a winter adventure, you can also check out this Rogers Pass Ski touring trip that I also guide.
- Guiding fee
- Climbing shoes
The price listed is per day for an adult. It does not include 5% GST. Minimum age to join is 5 years old.
Price per person ages 5-17: $118.80
ACMG/IFMGA certified Guides - Maximum 6:1 ratio
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
The rock climbing courses run Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from May to October.
There are multiple options, depending on the number of days you choose. For example, hotels or guest houses.
Other gear: **Gear list**: Lunch and snacks Loose fitting clothing to climb in Clothing appropriate for the weather Sunscreen + Sunglasses
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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Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
it was a great day! Ethan is very friendly and he made our day one to remember! thank you
Organized amazing tours for me while I was in Banff.I learned to rock climb and the next day I did a multi-pitch climb. I also did the Sulphur Mountain trek. The guides were excellent and I had so much fun! Would love to do more tours with them!
Another great couple trips with Jeff (both multi-day mountaineering and a rock climbing outing). As always he's a great guide that's fun to spend time with and climb with safely and efficiently. Have been out with him many times and plan on many more.
Our guide Phil was amazing! We went rock climbing with my 5 & 7 year old and he was very knowledgeable & encouraging while keeping their safety in mind. The kids learned a lot while having a great time. I would use their services again. It was awesome!!
Laurentz De Witte
We went rock climbing in Sunshine Village with Phil. Great instructor! After getting us through all the basics of rock climbing we started the day with a quite easy climb. Through the day the difficulty increased which made it very challenging. We never felt unsafe and were very satisfied at the end! Perfect day! Would recommend it to everybody!!
Highly, highly, highly recommended. If at all deliberating about getting out with Alpine Air Adventures: don’t. You will definitely not regret spending time with these guys, as this is far from your average “tour” experience; it’s pure bucket-list. Myself and a buddy recently spent the day with Jeff, and he was incredible - such a fantastic day. 2:1 guided rock climbing in Banff, and we loved every second. Jeff was patient (even with a complete novice like myself), and tailored our experience to exactly what we wanted, and the conditions of the day. Just ten minutes from meeting Jeff, I felt 100% comfortable, and knew I was in the most expert of hands. Jeff is incredibly patient and extremely knowledgeable, with a relaxed, super-friendly approach – not to mention an awesome sense of humour that makes it feel like you’re out on an adventure with a good friend. I could not recommend Jeff and AAA more. Amazing – can’t wait to go out with them again.
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.
I had an incredible day with Alpine Airs intro to climbing! Our guide was fantastic and I felt comfortable the whole time! Pretty sure I’m addicted to rock climbing now!
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