Alberta Ice, Rock, Alpine, & Via Ferrata Climbing Guides

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with us!

Learn To Ice Climb &  Rock Climb. Climb a Via Ferrata in Nordegg. Plan a big Alberta Rockies apline objective.

Ice Climbing on Cline River falls, Nordegg Alberta

Alberta Ice, Rock, Alpine, & Via Ferrata Climbing Guides

Come Adventure with us!

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Try Ice Weekend

Canada has the best ice climbing in the world! Come climb frozen waterfalls with us!

This two day adventure starts when you meet your guide and get your equipment. From there we will travel to our climbing site. The two day tour allows us to focus on coaching you in technical skills like footwork, balance, and fluid movement. It also gives you more extended time for climbing while visiting a different location each day.

No Experience Required.

Try Ice Day

Canada has the best ice climbing in the world! Learn to climb a frozen waterfall with us!

The full day tour allows you to learn to ice climb with coaching in technical skills like footwork, balance, and fluid movement. It also gives you more time for ice climbing!

No Experience Required.

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You will get a taste of ice climbing, and plenty of time to take in the beauty of the canyon. Your guide will teach you how to use the equipment, stay safe, and climb ice!

No Experience Required.

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Our approach to mountain guiding is centered around you, and bring out your best while adventuring with you in the mountains.

Our years of climbing and exploring the majestic mountains have taught us that being amidst those giants provides far more than just physical fitness and adventure; we have discovered that our time spent in the mountains has a profound effect on our overall wellbeing, both in a spiritual and holistic sense. The mountains also challenge us to exceed our expectations on both an individual and collective level, pushing ourselves to be better than what we initially thought was possible. We want this for all out our guests. 

If I could give 6 stars I would!

I have been a customer of Girth Hitch Guiding for the past 3 years and what an amazing experience it has been. Tim Taylor and the GHG team have provided outstanding guidance, leadership, and training. Tim is not only an expert at teaching how to move in the mountains, but also an inspirational person who I admire. I can’t recommend GHG enough!

Lance Floreani

From my first day out with Tim, I knew I had met someone extraordinary. He knew exactly how hard to push me, gently but confidently pulling me out of my comfort zone, and enabling me to discover aspects of myself, previously left untapped.

Poul Mark

I can’t recommend learning with Tim enough. He is exceptional at teaching the logic of technical rope systems and passionate about encouraging clients to reach their goals and beyond. Tim stands out in his profession through his emphasis on “transformational adventure.” Every session with Tim was an opportunity to grow – physically, psychologically and personally.


ACMG Certified Guides in the Alberta Rockies

Rock, Ice, Alpine, & Via Ferrata Guide focused on Nordegg Alberta.

Find the sweet spot where challenge and growth come together to create profound opportunities for personal development. At Girth Hitch Guiding we foster safe and meaningful experiences in the mountains where ever we take guests in Alberta. We love seeing guests grow on a one-day adventure trying ice climbing while traveling through the David Thompson Country as much as we like planning a big objective guiding a guest up one of Alberta’s famed 11,000 foot peaks.

We also love the joy a group of friends experience the first time they get to climb a Nordegg Via Ferrata together – whether it is the easier ‘The Fox’ or harder ‘From Nordegg with Love’. Via Ferrata is such a great, accessible mountain activity you can do in David Thompson Country, it is a must try activity in the mountains!

Do you want to make the jump from climbing gym to outdoor climbing at the crag? We have programs teaching climbers from all over Alberta how to lead climb, clean and efficiently deal with climbing outdoors in Nordegg. We can also advance to placing and leading on gear while traditional climbing in the Rockies, and annually in our camp in Skaha, Penticton, BC

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