Do you have a mountain you want to climb?

Summer Private Guiding

Welcome to the CanRock Mountain Guides.

We are a small, independent guiding service that specializes in custom built mountain trips in the Canadian Rockies.

CanRock Mountain Guides provide guiding and instruction for all mountain sports including rock climbing, mountaineering, hiking & via ferrata tours in the summer months.  We also offer backcountry skiing, ice climbing and  Avalanche Skills Training courses in the winter.

We are focused on personalized service and high quality instructional programs for our clientele.

All of our guides are members in good standing of both the Association of Mountain Guides (ACMG), the International Federation of Mountain Guides (IFMGA).  As well, we are also professional members of the Canadian Avalanche Association.

Our site is broken down into instructional programs and courses and private guiding.

Private Rock Guiding

Imagine yourself breaking through personal barriers to achieve something extraordinary.  Rock climbing is a mountain sport that delivers unlimited challenge and requires mental focus, co-ordination, timing and strength.

The Canadian Rockies has thousands of rock climbing routes in the Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise area.  CanRock Mountain Guides are longtime locals and we know the best climbing routes in our region.  Let us help you achieve your climbing goals!

Pricing for private rock climbing guide:

*$575 for one person.  Add $100 for the second person.
*Maximum 1:2 guide/client ratio in technical rock terrain.

Send us an email for more information for private guided rock climbing trips.

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Private Mountain Guiding

If you have an alpine climbing objective we can help you make your dreams a reality. Perhaps you are cravin pristine alpine granite of the Bugaboos in the Purcell mountains?  Or the high quality quartzite of the Selkirk mountain group?

We know all the classic route and we can suggest which routes would be suitable based on your goals and your past experience.

Pricing for private alpine guiding:

*$675 for one person. Add $100 for the second person.
*Maximum 1:2 guide/client ratio in technical alpine terrain.

Higher ratios are possible with peaks involving less technical terrain, call 403 609 0795 or email at for more information.

*Surcharges apply to larger and/or more complex alpine routes that require a longer day than normal (exceeding 10 hrs) to complete and/or have more objective hazards as well as technical difficulties (greater than rating TD- WI5 or 5.11).

Surcharges start at $200 CDN.

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