Ice Climbing, Rock Climbing and Indoor Climbing in Whistler

  • Experience the thrill of climbing year-round with indoor and outdoor climbing locations
  • In winter, learn to climb on spectacular ice formations with expert guides
  • In summer try outdoor rock climbing or climb Whistler Mountain on the Via Ferrata guided tour
  • A great activity for solo adventurers, groups and families with a sense of adventure!

Whistler Via Ferrata - Guided Climbing On Whistler Mountain (video)

Ice Climbing Tours in Whistler

Climbing is still available in Whistler when snow turns the mountains into a winter wonderland. Learn the skills needed for climbing ice formations and progress to longer, more technical climbs with expert local ice climbing guides. Ice climbing locations are found from Whistler to Lillooet.

In this tour, first time climbers will be introduced to the basic climbing techniques and safety practices before giving it a go. More experienced climbers will be guided up the finest ice climbs matching their ability. There are a variety of pure ice and mixed climbing spots in the Whistler area for you to enjoy. No climbing experience necessary. All equipment is included. Transportation is not included but can be arranged.

Tours available from December 12, 2013 to February 23, 2014

Tour  DurationDetails Price From
Ice Climbing Tour - Single Person Private Rate Full Day
No experience required $450
Ice Climbing Tour - Party of 2 Private Rate Full Day
No experience required $565
Ice Climbing Tour - Party of 3 Private Rate Full Day
No experience required $675
Ice Climbing Tour - Party of 4 Private Rate Full Day
No experience required

Outdoor Rock Climbing Tours in Whistler and Squamish

The Sea to Sky Corridor from Squamish to Whistler is famous for outdoor rock climbing and bouldering. Those new to the sport can learn to climb and rappel with expert instructors while more experienced climbers can book a guide to take them to more technical terrain.

Indoor Climbing in Whistler

Located at Whistler Core Fitness is Whistler's own indoor climbing gym. Available year-round, it is perfect for climbers wanting to learn the basics or sharpen their skills and build strength. At the same time, courses and kid-friendly evening programs provide a social and indoor entertainment.

Features of the Indoor Climbing Gym at the Core

  • 5500 square foot indoor rock climbing wall
  • Kid friendly routes, bouldering zone and technical features - slabs, overhangs and cracks
  • Equipment rental and retail
  • Guided sessions, climbing and safety courses
  • A range of kids activities and camps - entertain the kids while you explore Whistler on your own

Take a 3D Tour of the Indoor Climbing Wall

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For more information on the indoor climbing gym, contact Whistler Core Fitness.

Via Ferrata Tours

The Via Ferrata (or "Iron Way") is a unique and exciting way to climb Whistler Mountain, using an engineered vertical pathway with metal rung ladders and fixed cables for safety. Get ready for stunning mountain views, big skies and a huge sense of acheivement when you reach the top. Plus a chance to see snow in summer!

Tour  DurationDetails Price From
Via Ferrata - Adult  4 hours
No experience required $119
Via Ferrata - Youth  4 hours
No experience required
Min. 14 yrs old
Via Ferrata - Family  4 hours
No experience required
Min. 14 yrs old
Whistler Rock Tour  4 hours
No experience required
$185 single
Whistler Rock Tour  4 hours
No experience required
$99 pp based on 2

Ask your Travel Consultant how you can save both time and money by adding airfares, transfers, accommodation and more to your activity package. All tours and packages are in Canadian funds.

Call 1.800.WHISTLER (944.7853) to speak with a local travel consultant