Squamish Via Ferrata Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 1 Hr 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Daily tours departing 10am, 12pm, 2pm.
  • Departure Details :
    Sea to Sky Gondola Summit Lodge, Squamish-Lillooet D, BC V0N 1J0, Canada
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Via Ferrata is a fun mix of hiking and climbing for non-climbers! Via Ferrata, is a vertical adventure, assisted by metal rungs, bridges, and a safetycable. Join an exciting and unique climbing experience. With awe-inspiring views of ocean fjords and mountain peaks, this is sure to be an adventure you wont forget! This one-hourtour is suitable for adults and families with children ages 8 and up, and is a fully guided tour. Don't miss this on your trip to Squamish!

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

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Itinerary
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Tours start and end at the top of gondola. It brings you up to the beautiful views of Squamish.

Duration: 20 minutes

Location: Sea to sky gondola, Squamish, British Columbia

Inclusions

Small group size

Professional guide

Helmet and harness

Exclusions

Sea to Sky Gondola lift tickets are required. These can be purchased online or at the gondola ticket window.

Snacks and beverage

Guide gratuity (suggested)

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Dress according to weather conditions, it can be a little cooler at the top of the gondola that at the base.

What to bring: Hiking boots or running shoes (no sandals), sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, backpack, water, snacks, all weather jacket, light gloves.

Bring a camera with a leash to capture the adventure

Not wheelchair accessible

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Face masks required for guides in public areas

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Guides required to regularly wash hands

Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

MSAA is helping it's clients Resume Adventures Safely. See more information here: https://www.mountainskillsacademy.com/resuming-adventures-safely/

Traveler Reviews

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  • 27-Oct-2022

    This was amazing. I've never rock climbed before and if you can climb a ladder you can do this. This gives you the feeling of rock climbing without actually rock climbing. You're strapped in at all times and they give you training on how to do it. Felt completely safe and relaxed at all times with our guide Guillaume. Will definitely be doing the Via Ferrata in Whistler next. Professional company, easy to book online, quick responses with any questions, ran on time. Strongly recommend!

  • 30-Aug-2022

    Exhilarating, challenging, with beauty views…such great fun! Our tour guide, Oliver, was super…he made sure he taught us the essentials and we were safe at all times, and he took some great photos!

  • 14-Aug-2022

    Daniel was our tour guide for the Squamish via Ferrata tour. It was an amazing experience that definitely got me out of my comfort zone safely. We were treated to some amazing views on a nice day. The gear was in good shape and while we moved at a decent pace I felt safe at all times.

  • 03-Aug-2022

    Our guide Dan was fantastic in helping all of us on the via Ferrata. It was an exhilarating experience, with breathtaking views. We enjoyed it a lot, definitely one of the highlights of our trip (so far). It was not so tiring as I expected, maybe because of the adrenaline.

  • 26-Jul-2022

    This was one of the best activities I've ever done. It had the most incredible views ever. Wasn't hard at all, and good for kids to see the beauty of nature. Our guide Nolan was fantastic. He took lots of pictures for us, and was very nice

  • 02-Jul-2022

    Our guide Dan Paplawski was amazing. He was encouraging, super patient as we took tons of photos and videos and made our experience one to remember. I had moments of fear and Dan was able to calm me and help me move past it.

  • 09-Jun-2022

    We met Corey Woolnough and Erica at the top of the gondola. We immediately felt reassured that we were in safe hands, having established that Correy had survived El Capitain! As novices to rock climbing we felt that the route gave us tthe full experience of climbing with the reassurance of ladders, safety ropes and excellent guides. Corey gave us clear safety instructions and enetertained us on the route whilst we were hanging on with our fingertips, pointing out features like bear claw marks on the trees, rock formations and was exceptionally knowledgeable about the geology amd geography of the local area. We felt the route challenged us and gave a real sense of achievement at the end.

  • 25-May-2022

    The tour started with the downhill portion of Sparky’s Spin trail. Then up we went on the iron rungs! Training was great: always clip in, always have one clip attached even when you’re switching wires, drape the lanyard across your forearm like a purse. Easy peasy. Climbing was exhilarating. We took a break halfway up on a metal bench with our feet sticking out toward the forest. Views were stunning. Photo opportunities were abundant. Diego, our guide, was professional and shared our excitement. Tips for the guide are welcome; you may want to make a point of having some cash in your wallet when you go.

  • 15-Apr-2022

    As a solo traveler I was the only one who booked, and MSAA rescheduled me, I guess they don't earn their money with just a single paying customer. So solo travelers must have this in mind. The view was amazing, but the climb was easy. This is a perfect trip for beginners. As an experienced climber this was too easy for me, but I enjoyed the view, a lot. Well worth the money.

  • 28-Mar-2022

    My girlfriend and I did the Squamish Via Ferrata Tour and it was super fun! Our guide Maya ensured we were comfortable with our safety gear, how to use it and what we should expect on the tour. She was very patient and was always in the right spots to snap the best pictures with the best views. For a guy like me who is not very active it was a good challenge and definitely something we'd recommend for a family excursion. Overall great experience!

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