Applebee Dome Campsite
Returning back to camp in the Bugaboos after a fantastic day alpine rock climbing!
Mt Habrich - Life On Earth 5.10c
Use the Sea To Sky Gondola to access this great alpine route behind the Chief. Cracks, slabs, and corners lead to the summit of Mt Habrich with 360 degree views! Register Now!
Surfs Up 5.8
Another great Bugaboos route. The splitter cracks and exposure are incredible.
Mt Slesse - NE Buttress 5.9
One of the 50 Classics for good reason. A beautiful big mountain line with a plush, comfortable bivi ledge. Let VMG take you on an unforgettable climbing adventure. Register Now!
Yak Check 5.9
This iconic peak rises above the Coquihala highway. Most climbers driving past in its shadow have felt the magnetic attraction towards climbing Yak Peak. Register Now!
Bourgeau Right WI4
Classic grade 4 ice climbing in the Canadian Rockies.
Nesakatch Spires Traverse 5.7
Described as a mini Bugaboos but only 2 hours from Vancouver! Across from Mt Slesse in the North Cascades, these peaks offer high quality alpine granite climbing. The traverse summits both the North and South Nesakwatch Spires. Register Now!
Mouses Tooth 5.11a
Splitter cracks in the alpine - what more could you ask for? Quickly gaining status as a coastal classic, Mouses Tooth is a highly sought after climb for the coastal alpine rock climber. Register Now!
Kautz Glacier Headwall WI2
Mt Rainier is the highest mountain in the lower 48 states and one of our favourite peaks to climb each year.
Sir Donald NE Ridge 5.4
One look at this ridge and you want to climb it. This 5.4, exposed ridge climb on solid quartzite in a 50 Classic in North America and so much fun. Register Now!
Grimface NE Buttress 5.9
Located in Cathedal Park, BC lies a Granite peak with superb quality rock. We take Cathedral Lakes Lodge 4x4 jeeps high into the alpine core area of the Park then climb the route the next day. Register now!
Base of Widowmaker 5.9
Awesome alpine multi-pitch in Vancouver's backyard!
NE Ridge Bugaboo Spire 5.7
Looking over to Snowpatch Spire from the base of the NE Ridge.
Ascends the largest face on Pigeon Spire in the iconic Bugaboos.
Bourgeau Left WI5
Does not matter... its already cold and we are ice climbing.
Amazing granite alpine climbing directly above the Coquihalla Hwy!
Takakkawa Falls 5.6
Incredibly fun climb ascends 5.6 limestone beside one of Canada's highest waterfalls in Yoho National Park.
Clean Crack 5.10c
Approaching Clean Crack 5.10b on Juno Tower in the North Cascades. Sometimes you need to travel light and a stick will improvise as an ice axe ;)
The Plum WI5
One of the biggest and best coastal ice routes lies in the Birckenhead Valley just north of Whistler, BC.
Located in the Bugaboos, this 50 Classic in North America route is a must do! Our guide Joshua Lavigne can guide you this summer!
Vancouver Mountain Guides (VMG) has developed 4 levels of course. Each level of course builds on skills learned in the previous course so you can easily progress from gym climber to multi-pitch lead climber. Choose your level:
VMG teaches advanced rock courses for more experienced lead climbers:
Every multi-pitch climber should take the Rescue Rock course. For climbers aspiring to climb big walls, you need to take Aid Rock!
ACMG Certified instructors use a 5 part teaching model to convey knowledge of technical skills:
VMG guides are all certified and registered with the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. Click the link below to learn more!
Vancouver Mountain Guides (VMG) are the official guides of the Vancouver Rock Climbing Group (VRCG).