Via Ferrata, Rock Climbing, and Ice 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!

Winter Ice Climbing Tours

Tour Description Price
Ice Climbing Experience (minimum 2 people) Try ice climbing with a professional guide right on Blackcomb Mountain! It’s a surprisingly easy activity that any fit person can enjoy. No climbing experience is needed. All climbing equipment is included. Participants MUST be able to confidently ski or snowboard intermediate (blue) runs to get to the climbing location. This is a full day activity. From $349 per person
Ice Climbing Private (up to 4 people) Private Ice Climbing tours are available for up to 4 people. Tours start a 8:30 AM and end approximately 3:30 PM. From $999 per group

Summer Rock Climbing Tours

Tour Description Price
Half Day Rock Climbing This popular tour is designed for individuals or groups looking for a fun-filled morning/afternoon of single pitch rock climbing in Whistler or Squamish. Experienced guides will set everything up and provide helpful advice along the way. No experience necessary. All equipment is provided. From $139 per person
Full Day Rock Climbing Enjoy a full day rock climbing at one of our fantastic climbing crags, climbing some of the best single pitch routes the area has to offer. Our experienced guides will set everything up and provide helpful advice along the way. All you have to do is climb! There are a variety of climbs to suit your abilities and desires. From $199 per person

Activity Information

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!

Ice Climbing Tours

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.

Outdoor Rock Climbing Tours in Whistler and Squamish

The Sea to Sky Corridor from Squamish to Whistler is famous for 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. Contact Whistler Core Fitness for more information on outdoor rock guiding.

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

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

Via Ferrata in Whistler

Climbing Out of My Comfort Zone:
The Whistler Insider

Looking to expand your comfort zone? Insider, Tina Wickman, conquered the unknown on the Whistler Via Ferrata tour.

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