Angels Crest 5.10c - 15 pitches
Climb the crest of an exposed buttress to the summit of Second Peak. Classic pitches like Angel Crack, pictured here, and the Acrophobe Towers. The last pitch finishes up a chimney and you climb out into the sunshine on the summit. Register Now!
Penny Lane 5.9
A Smoke Bluffs classic hand crack. Offers a full 30m of crack climbing on impeccable granite. Register Now!
Jungle Warfare 5.10a
Six pitches of fun cracks and corners on Slhanay. Located around the corner from the Chief, a 30 minute uphill hike leads you to a quiet, peaceful wall above the Mamquam River. Register Now!
Grand Wall 5.11a
An iconic Squamish route! Ten pitches lead to Bellygood Ledge. Classic pitches like Split Pillar, The Sword, and Perry's Layback. Register Now!
Ultra classic Squamish crack climbing! Best way to describe this climb is "splitter". Located at the base of the Grand Wall, many great options for climbing exist. Register Now!
Bullethead East 5.10c
Four pitches of amazing cracks lead to the top of the Bullethead. The Bulletheads have many great climbing options to add more pitches. Register Now!
Smoke Bluffs Connection 5.10a
A fantastic first multi-pitch. Each pitch offers fun, enjoyable climbing. Comfortable belay ledges keep the exposure down. Register Now!
Incredible, technical, corner systems lead to a cave belay and the crux. A roof crack crux leads to the upper headwall pitches. Exhilerating! Register Now!
Angels Crest 5.10b
Easily one of the best routes to the summit of the Chief! Fun, varied climbing with excellent rock and great positioning. Register Now!
Neat And Cool 5.6-5.11
Smoke Bluffs cragging at its finest. Neat And Cool climbing area is an all time classic with excellent crack climbing. The Smoke Bluffs are a fantastic way to spend the day climbing. Register Now!
Fantastic face climbing up the Tantalus Wall on the Chief! Combined with Milk Road, this makes an excellent, technical, multi-pitch day. ACMG Guide, Brent Nixon, leads the way! Photo: Richard Wheater
Karen's Math 5.10a
An outstanding flake that begs to be climbed when you see it! Can be combined with Calculus Crack and Memorial Crack into the Squamish Buttress route.
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).