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Rock climbing NW Ridge of Mt Sir Donald, 3 days

Join a certified mountain guide on a 3 day rock climbing expedition on the beautiful Mount Sir Donald in the Roger's Pass area of beautiful British Columbia, Canada.


Columbia Mountains

3 Days

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep




  • Climb to the top of the beautiful Mount Sir Donald.
  • Gaze at different mountain ranges from the summit, including the Rockies.
  • Spend 3 days climbing and camping in the beautiful Canadian wilderness.


The Roger’s Pass in British Columbia, Canada is full of amazing peaks. The tallest of those peaks is the Mount Sir Donald (3,284m). And on this 3 day adventure, we would like to guide you on a fantastic rock climbing expedition that will culminate with getting to this great mountain’s summit.

Shaped liked the famed Matterhorn in the Alps, Mount Sir Donald is an amazing climb. We will take the Northwest ridge to the top of the mountain. And from the top, you will get to gaze out at the Purcell mountains, the Selkirk mountains and the amazing Rockies.

Our adventure will begin at Canmore, a beautiful town in Alberta. From there, we will drive to Mount Sir Donald and set up camp at the mountain’s base. On the following day, we will make our way up to the Uto/Sir Donald Col. From there, we will begin ascending the northwest ridge. While not too difficult, there will be some tough spots on the rocks as we get higher up the mountain. However, once we finally reach the summit, you will get to enjoy the tremendous views. Afterwards, we will descend back to our campsite at the base of the peak. The entire ascent and descent should take approximately 12 hours. Finally, on the last day, we will pack up, perhaps some climbing on the crags and head back to Canmore.

Considered one of the best climbs in Canada, scaling the Mount Sir Donald is a treat for any climber. If you would like to enjoy this great climb, just send us a request.

We can also guide you to the top of Mount Louis, near Banff, via the Kain route, on this trip.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

The price includes the guiding fee, camping equipment, group climbing equipment and meals, but does not include transportation, park entry fees, accommodation in Canmore, taxes or gratuities.



Camping during the climb at a bivi site.

More info

Participants should bring the following items: helmet, harness, wool/blend socks, long underwear, soft shell climbing pants, mid-weight top, soft shell jacket, outer jacket and pants, insulated jacket, gaiters, mountaineering gloves, hat, sunhat, mountaineering boots, day pack, backpack, sleeping bag, rock shoes, ice ax, crampons, belay device, sunglasses, sunscreen, lip cream, headlamp, water bottle, blister kit, first aid items, ear plugs (optional), camera (optional) and trekking poles (optional).

Meeting point


About the guide

One of our certified guides will take you skiing and climbing to some of the best spots in North America. In the USA we offer trips in California, Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Oregon, Arizona, Washington, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Vermont. And in Canada, you'll find tours in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.



What people are saying about E-S Adventure Guides North America

Meg James


June, 2023

Can not review - guide cancelled but the trip was not to Perce Rock if we had gone - sadly.. tour was was what was advertised and destination was not where planned Ultimately the full day paddle was canceled by the guide company Effort was there and communication was good! Just booked what I wanted and was not what the guide could offer …

Shawn Linio


March, 2023

The traveller did not leave a comment.

Bill Mullins


December, 2022

The guide was super kind friendly and helpful and we had a great time

thilo riegel


August, 2022

Ended up booking a one-night-and-one-day hike summiting Mt Shasta because Mt Rainier was booked out.

Chris King


August, 2022

Our guide Adrian was outstanding. Great trip, great guide. My son and I loved it- I would highly recommend the experience.

Nico Dekker


August, 2022

Very good guide and fantastic climbing experience.

Eglė Audronytė


August, 2022

I really loved it. Intro to rock climbing was an amazing experience. Explore-share team were so helpful in the process. The trip that I chose in the first place was not available and they managed to find alternatives and offer me the best possible solution in that situation. In the end I had a wonderful day and could not be happier!

Mitchell Johnson


June, 2022

Worth every minute! Would highly recommend!!

Paul Panelli


June, 2022

Our guide Lizzie was THE BEST. Highly recommend her for other groups.

Phillip Lolonis


March, 2022

Guide cancelled within 48 hrs and I was unable to find someone else and so far I’ve not been refunded. Put a small dent in my otherwise great trip to Revelstoke.

Peggy Meyer


March, 2022

Will was great wise and fun to spend the day with.

Lexi Brandon


February, 2022

It would have been helpful to know it was suppose to be a Matterhorn prep course. The goals of the group were a little different.

Lucie Laurendeau


February, 2022

All perfect

douglas lord


January, 2022

The traveller did not leave a comment.

Anthony Stanzi


January, 2022

The traveller did not leave a comment.


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