Rogers Pass multi-day alpine rock climbing tours

Would you like to climb some of the best alpine rock climbing routes in Canada? Join David, IFMGA-certified mountain guide, for a multi-day tour in Rogers Pass, in the Selkirk Mountains.




Trip Duration

2 days

Mountain Range

Columbia Mountains

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified



    Rogers Pass is a high-mountain pass within Glacier National Park, in British Columbia. Nestled in the Selkirk Mountains, it’s the birthplace to North American mountaineering and home to some of the best alpine rock climbing in Canada. Are you up for the challenge?

    I propose to take you on a multi-day trip to Rogers Pass (minimum is 2 days and can be up to 4 days). We’ll be exploring amazing routes in high-quality quartzite. Routes are graded between II and V in the UIAA grading system.

    Some of the most popular routes lie in these peaks: mount Roger, Uto peak, mount Macdonald, mount Bonney and the Swiss Peaks, among others.

    It’s worth mentioning most routes entail a long and demanding approach, that’s why 2 days is the minimum time required for this trip. On a 3-day trip, for example, we’d be able to climb 2 different routes.

    We’ll choose the best routes for you according to your level, previous experience and personal goals. The itinerary will also depend on the weather, which is quite unpredictable in this area. Please keep in mind that the hardest technical routes only admit one person per guide, while for other routes guide ratio is 2:1.

    In order to organize this, we’ll have a pre-meeting the day before of the trip. For that, we can meet either in Golden or Revelstoke.

    As for the average temperatures, you should expect temperatures between 10C to 28C during day. At night, temperatures can drop below zero.

    For this trip, it’s recommended to have some previous rock climbing (trad climbing) and mountaineering experience. Being in excellent physical conditions is also a must.

    Would you like to join me on this unique climbing adventure in Rogers Pass? If so, send a request to book this trip! I will be happy to show you the best spots in this area I know so well. 

    If you are seeking other climbing spots in Canada, check out this alpine rock climbing trip in the Bugaboos!

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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    625 CAD

    Group of 2
    340 CAD

    Group of 3
    252 CAD


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Permit and entrance fees
     If you add days, prices are: 1:2 $313 1:1 $550. <br></br> The price includes: <br> -Pre-trip planning support <br> -Alternative plan based on current conditions <br> -Rope use & all technical equipment <br> -Backcountry kitchen camp equipment <br> -Wilderness permits for national parks <br> -Park permits and Liability Insurance <br> -Emergency response plan <br> Group safety equipment <br></br> The price does NOT include: <br> -5% gst tax <br> -Dinners & breakfast meals on trip, available for $45/night <br> -Technical gear including ice axes, crampons, harnesses, helmets, prussix, carabiner, climbing shoes etc. <br> -Personal clothing, overnight equipment, mountaineering boots. <br> -Personal lunch & snacks <br> -Travel to meeting location and accommodation prior to field portion trip <br> -Gratuities <br> -Trip interruption, cancellation insurance or medical insurance <br> -Additional costs incurred if changes made to itinerary due to weather. <br></br> On this program, participants have access to all the technical equipment at a discounted rate. This includes; harnesses, helmets, belay device, carabinners, ice axes, crampons and much more. Please ask for specific sizes and availability.

    Other details

    Skill level required


    Fitness level required


    Meeting point

    Revelstoke or Golden.




    About the Guide


    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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