Adventure type

Gear/Trad

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.

Try Alpine Climbing

Try Alpine Climbing

If you enjoy hiking and scrambling, come try alpine climbing. It might be for you!

Join us for an unforgettable experience of alpine climbing a technical mountain.. This fun, thrilling experience lets you explore places that are inaccessible to most travellers.

Avid hiker, some rope skills from rock climbing are helpful.
Cost /pp: Starts at $340

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Spring Into Rock

Spring Into Rock

Launch your rock climbing season with this value packed three in one climbing course.

Travel to Penticton in April and set yourself up for success this spring. We will complete three courses in four days, along with getting in a ton of climbing experience. Check the boxes on Rock Safe, Rock Safe Pro, and Trad Leader before the season even starts in Alberta!

Rock Leader and 10+ days of outdoor lead climbing experience
Cost /pp: $795

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Trad Lead Weekends

Trad Lead Weekends

Make the jump from clipping bolts to placing gear! Take your safety seriously by forming smooth skills that will set you up to achieve success.

TThis two day course uses specific learning progression to increase your confidence and comfort. We are excited to empower you to interact with the technically demanding art of leading on traditional climbing equipment.

Rock Leader and 10+ days of outdoor lead climbing
Cost /pp: $395

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Alpine Skills Weekends

Alpine Skills Weekends

Start alpine climbing with a solid foundation! Alpine climbing is fun, but it can be a bit overwhelming at times.

Begin learning to read terrain, manage multiple overlapping risk factors, move in snow and understand glacier travel. Take your team’s safety seriously by forming smooth skills so that you can achieve success

Rock Safe or Equivalent
Cost /pp $395

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Multi Day Alpine Climbing Trips

Multi Day Alpine Climbing Trips

Hut based adventures or alpine climbing from a high camp, these are some of the most amazing climbing adventures

Immerse yourself in the experience of camping in high places and climbing routes that would be otherwise out of reach./p>

Alpine Skills or Try Alpine Climbing
Cost /pp: Starts at $680

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Classic Canadian Rockies 11,000ers

Classic Canadian Rockies 11,000ers

Tackle one of the famous Rocky Mountain 11,000 foot peaks.

Alpine climbing is the most rewarding and exciting way to move in the mountains. We incorporate all mountain disciplines to fluidly summit one of the highly sought after Canadian Rockies 11,000 ers.

No experience required for 2 day bookings, Alpine Skills or Try Alpine Climbing for 1 day bookings

Cost /pp starts at: $340

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Alpine Leadership Week

Alpine Leadership Week

Join us for an unforgettable week of alpine leadership and skill development.

Refine the skills and tools required to make decisions and climb in the dynamic alpine environment. You should leave this course feeling empowered to confidently begin alpine climbing independently.

Alpine Skills, Rock Safe, or equivalent experience
Cost /pp: $995

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