EXPERIENCE THE Summer HOT SPOTS OF The Alberta Rockies

ROCK CLIMBING, LEAD, TRAD & MULTI-PITCH COURSES, AS WELL AS ROCK SAFETY & ALPINE ADVENTURES BRING SUMMER TO LIFE!

The Alberta Rockies in the summer are made for adventuring. It doesn’t matter if you have never been there before and want to try rock climbing for the first time, or if you are experienced and want to brush up on your skills for a big multi pitch, we want to share summer in the mountains with you!

Built upon the belief that adventure can be transformational, join Girth Hitch Guiding & take 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.

Because Adventure Makes You Better.

Most Popular Summer Adventures

Try Rock

Try Rock

Join us for an unforgettable experience of climbing a real rock cliff in the mountains.

The full day adventure allows you time to learn to climb with coaching in technical skills like footwork, balance, and fluid movement. You will also get a rare opportunity to take in views very few have experienced!

No Experience Required.
Cost /pp: $ 149

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Adventure Rappel

Adventure Rappel

Rappel down a mountain cliff with spectacular views!

This is an easy opportunity to access views that are unforgettable while experiencing the excitement of rappelling a rock cliff.

No Experience Required.
Cost /pp: $ 149

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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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All Summer Adventures

The Fox

The Fox

TREAT YOURSELF TO THE AN AFTERNOON OF MULTI PITCH CLIMBING WITHOUT ALL THE TRAINING TO GET THERE.

This amazing Via Ferrata climbing route gives intermediate hikers access to the multi pitch climbing experience – scaling a 500 foot cliff with safety and enjoyment

No experience required
Cost /pp: $138 per person

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From Nordegg With Love

From Nordegg With Love

This amazing Via Ferrata climbing route gives you an opportunity to scale a huge mountain face.

You can expect to be challenged and feel some real exposure on this route. This Via Ferrata is extreme at times. Climb through exposed overhanging rock while scaling a 600 foot cliff.

Climbing ‘The Fox’ with comfort
Cost /pp: $183

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Double Via Ferrata Adventure

Double Via Ferrata Adventure

A via ferrata combo that is highly adventurous!

This amazing Via Ferrata double header allows you to climb two via ferrata routes in one day! These climbing routes give you an opportunity to scale two huge mountain faces. You can expect to be challenged and feel some real exposure.

Climbing 5.9 at the climbing gym
Cost /pp: $283

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Try Rock

Try Rock

Join us for an unforgettable experience of climbing a real rock cliff in the mountains.

The full day adventure allows you time to learn to climb with coaching in technical skills like footwork, balance, and fluid movement. You will also get a rare opportunity to take in views very few have experienced!

No Experience Required.
Cost /pp: $ 149

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Adventure Rappel

Adventure Rappel

Rappel down a mountain cliff with spectacular views!

This is an easy opportunity to access views that are unforgettable while experiencing the excitement of rappelling a rock cliff.

No Experience Required.
Cost /pp: $ 149

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Lead Rock

Lead Rock

Join us for an unforgettable experience of outdoor rock climbing while expanding your skills in lead climbing.

Your expert guide will empower you with personalised coaching as you work to expand your lead climbing skills, build your base and set yourself up for more adventures to come.

Climbing Experience Indoor (minimum indoor top rope belay certification)
Cost /pp: $199

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Multi Pitch Rock Classics

Multi Pitch Rock Classics

Climb a classic multi pitch rock route!

Your guide will teach you to take rock climbing to the next level with the best multi pitch climbing techniques. You will expand your climbing skills while achieving something great – a classic route in the mountains you can talk about forever!

No experience required
Cost /pp: 1 Person $549
2 People $299 each

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Multi Pitch Pro Weekends

Multi Pitch Pro Weekends

Smooth systems make multi pitch climbing manageable and fun! Take your team’s safety seriously by forming smooth skills that will set you up for success.

Touching on a range of safety systems and climbing skills, you will sharpen your skills and expand your experience so that you can complete multi pitch climbs with confidence.

Rock safe or equivalent.
Cost /pp: $395

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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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Rock Safe Weekends

Rock Safe Weekends

Your safety doesn’t happen by accident.

Our highly trained guides will sharpen and expand your safety skills so that you and your climbing team can confidently manage the range of challenging scenarios you might find yourself in.

Lead Rock or Equivalent
Cost /pp: $395

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Rock Safe Pro Weekends

Rock Safe Pro Weekends

Take your multi pitch safety skills to the next level, and sharpen your ability to handle complex incidents while in a challenging environment.

Our highly trained guides will sharpen and expand your safety skills so that you and your climbing team can together manage the range of scenarios you might find yourself in while multi pitch climbing.

Rock safe or equivalent.
Cost /pp: $395

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