Adventure type

Avalanche Skills

Try Ice climbing, learn to Rock climb, Lead & multi pitch – all in the David Thompson Corridor and Bow Valley, Alberta.

Built upon the belief that adventure can be transformational, let Girth Hitch Guiding take you on a life-affirming journey through the ancient mountains of the Alberta’s Canadian Rockies. Based out of  Nordegg, Alberta we thrive on introducing outdoor enthusiasts – from beginners to experts – to our beautiful mountains .

Our approach to guiding is guest-centric and strives to bring the best out of everyone we work with. We believe that mountains are not something to be conquered but rather ancient friends to discover and experience.

Join Tim and his team to find the sweet spot where challenge and growth come together to offer profound opportunities for personal development. At Girth Hitch Guiding we embrace failure and success while fostering safe and meaningful experiences in the mountains.

AST 1 Weekend

AST 1 Weekend

This course will give you confidence in understanding and managing avalanche risk.

Whether you ski, snowshoe, splitboard, or ice climb, avalanche safety training is for you. Learn how to manage the terrain and snowpack you choose to play in.

No Experience Required.
COST: $302 PER PERSON

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Companion Rescue

Companion Rescue

This one-day companion rescue course is designed for individuals who are looking to review and then build upon the rescue skills taught in AST 1

We will update you on the latest techniques for searching, probing, and shovelling. You will then spend the day learning how to solve multiple burials, close proximity burials, and deep burial scenarios.

AST 1 Prerequisite
COST: $204 PER PERSON

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Need Help?

We have a progression decision tree on our Chose Your Adventure page.

Would you like to plan a custom Guided Adventure in the David Thompson Corridor, Jasper or the Bow Valley? We’d love to be a part of your Mountain trip!