The hot and dry weather has cleared out much of the remaining snow in short order, allowing great access to all the spectacular hiking and backpacking destinations in Southwestern BC. While we continue to be vigilant about fire safety during this spell of weather, it is still a great time to get out and enjoy […]
The Arc’teryx Climbing Academy is back Aug 26-29, 2021! Canada West Mountain School will once again be hosting all the Climbing Clinics, registration opens July 21. Check out all the clinics here at the Arc’teryx Climbing Academy Squamish 2021, there are limited spaces and clinics sell out fast, so be sure to register soon.
Martin teaches our AST-1 and AST-2 programs as well as all the Wilderness Medical Consultants Wilderness First Aid programs. He has been practicing first aid for more than 30 years, initially as a life guard, then while working as as memebr of the Ski Patrol at Whistler Mountain, and currently as a paramedic with BC […]
the 2019 Arcteryx Climbing Academy clinic registration opens May 15th! Canada West Mountain School will once again be hosting all the Climbing Clinics from August 23-25, 2019. Be sure to check out the full event running in Squamish for a celebration of climbing culture in Canada – great free seminars, climbing clinics, slide shows, world […]
2017 has been a memorable summer, but we are now watching the snow falling, days are cooling and the puffy jackets are all coming out again! Our final Mountaineering and Alpine programs are completed for the year, and now reports are trickling in of early season skiing and trailbreaking through new snow and sub-zero temperatures. […]
There are still a few spaces left on our September 2017 Wilderness First Aid program. All the 1st Aid courses that we are conducting this fall are held in West Vancouver. For more details visit the Wilderness First Aid courses Page, or see the link below to specific courses. This season we are again offering […]
We are looking forward to the Arcteryx Climbing Academy coming up this July! Canada West Mountain School will once again be hosting all the Climbing Clinics on July 15, 16 and 17. Be sure to check out the full event running in Squamish for a celebration of climbing culture in Canada – great free seminars, […]
Mountaineering season is here! After a fine winter with a lot of snow up high, the alpine routes on the South Coast are getting into great shape now. Time to pull out the ice axe and crampons and head for the hills! Whether you are heading out for a day-trip to a local scrambling objective, […]