Mt. Tupper

The West ridge of Mt. Tupper is truly one of our favourite peaks to guide. The inspiring position amongst the beauty of the surrounding Rogers Pass mountains and the fun climbing with good rock are the main parts of why we love this peak so much and why we love sharing it with our guests. A…

Mt. Andromeda

Next to Athabasca is Andromeda, and these two peaks make up probably make up the most popular mountain duo in the Canadian Rockies. They are the stars of the show for many climbers and skiers, and the hordes of tourist who visit the Columbia Icefields Discovery Centre and participate in the snowcoach tours that drive…

Mt. Victoria

Ahh, the beautiful Mt. Victoria that strikes its big mountain pose for on lookers at the far end of Lake Louise from the famous Chateau Lake Louise. Originally named Mt. Green, this beautiful peak was renamed Mt. Victoria after Queen Victoria. Mt. Vic, as it’s often called, has been providing climbers with fun and rewarding…

Mt. Louie

This impressive dog-toothed spire of limestone is located in the Sawback mountain range near Banff, AB. The peak is challenging from all sides, especially the east side where the Diamond Face is located. The Diamond Face is a beautiful diamond shaped flake of rock that stands near vertical, catches the morning’s alpen glow, can be…

Mt. Lorette

The south ridge of Mt. Lorette is a highly recommended moderate alpine rock route that hikes, scrambles, and climbs through some very beautiful terrain with some extra airy (exposed) sections found on the peak’s narrow ridge. Using the Troll Falls approach the round trip stats are approx. 12.5km with 1150m of elevation gain/loss. A mountain…

Mt. Lefroy

Mt. Lefroy is a beautiful and challenging mountain to climb. Sadly, in 1896, it was the site of North America’s first recorded mountaineering fatality when Phillip Abbot fell from Lefroy’s west flanks. In his honour, the respective mountain pass between Mt. Lefroy and Mt. Victoria was named after him, as well as, the famous (&…

Mt. Aberdeen

This is a great local peak to climb and can usually be combined with Haddo Peak (3070m) for a double summit. The views throughout the day are absolutely stunning and the atmosphere while traveling through the terrain is fully exhilarating. These peaks are big and require full-day efforts but fortunately, the terrain technical requirements are…