Climbing at Lighthouse Park
Spend the day or an evening climbing sea cliffs in West Vancouver. Climb above the ocean as killer whales and harbour seals frolic in the water below. 2:1 $349, 1:1 $199
Feature! Lighthouse Park Evening 2:1 $119, 1:1 $199 Register Now!
Widow Maker Arete 5.9 (alpine rock)
Alpine rock climbing in Vancouver's backyard! Riding the gondola up and down Grouse Mountain gives a European feel to this climb. You finish on the summit of Crown Mountain with views over the City. 2:1 $349, 1:1 $599 Register Now!
Sport Climbing - Tunnel Point
Tunnel Point is Vancouver's premiere hard sport crag. It's a playground for climbers to test themselves on gently overhanging cliffs above Howe Sound. Photo: Jamie Finlayson. 2:1 $199, 1:1 $349 Register Now!
Capilano Classic 11a (1/2 day multi-pitch)
"Capilano Classic is a Vancouver climbers rites of passage", says the Vancouver Rock Climbing guidebook author, Rich Wheater (pictured here). A fun 3 pitch climb in the lush Capilano Canyon. 2:1 $149, 1:1 $249 Register Now!
Pup Buttress 5.10a (alpine rock)
Pup Buttress is a classic coastal alpine adventure. It is a full day of hiking, rock climbing, and descending. Views from the route and the top are fantastic. 2:1 $349, 1:1 $599 Register Now!
North Ramp Mt. Harvey 4th (alpine rock)
The North Ramp of Mt. Harvey is a great introduction to alpine rock climbing. From the summit of Mt. Harvey you have a 360 degree panoramic view south to Vancouver and north to Whistler. Prices: 4:1, $249, 3:1 $299, 2:1 $349, 1:1 $599 Register Now!
Alpine Rock - Harvey's Pup 10a
Full view of Pup Buttress with the climbing route ascending on the right side of the left, shaded face. Register Now!
Sunset over Howe Sound
After a day of rock climbing at Tunnel Point, the views over Howe Sound at sunset are magical.
Sport Climbing - Copper Cove
Seaside climbing at its best! Even the approach and some routes are dependant on tides. Moderate sport climbs with a sunny, ocean vista 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver. (Purchase: 1 Day Sport Climbing)
North East Buttress of West Lion 5.6 (alpine rock)
A big day in the coastal alpine. This 10 pitch route will test your endurance. 2:1 $349, 1:1 $599
Antisocial Media 5.13b
ACMG Guide, Brent Nixon, making the first ascent of Vancouver's first 5.13 at Sully's Hangout. Photo: Rich Wheater.
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!
For all your equipment needs. Climb On Squamish is a fully stocked gear store with equipment rentals.
Vancouver Mountain Guides (VMG) are the official guides of the Vancouver Rock Climbing Group (VRCG).