Climbs, Scrambles & Via Ferrata

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The region has always been popular for those reaching for summits. The David Thompson Climbers Association has a lot of information on local climbing routes while the David Thompson Country: A Scrambling Guide has you covered while you planned your next scramble.

Girth Hitch Guiding offers guided tours on the region's two via ferrata, a great option for those looking to go higher this summer.

Hiking along Survey Hill on the Kootenay Plains

Tanya Vanthuyne @vanthuynee

Hiking along the David Thompson Highway
Hiking along the David Thompson Highway

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All tours and activities bookings are handled by Explore Nordegg & Abraham Lake and tours like these are offered by local partners. Most bookings require a minimum of 2 days' notice, contact us for last-minute options.

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Resources

The David Thompson Climbers Association

Get the latest info on climbing routes in the region and support the development of new climbing opportunities.

They also produce a print guidebook, Rock Climbs in the David Thompson Corridor, that is available locally at Beehive Artisans Market and the Nordegg Canteen.

David Thompson Country: A Scrambling Guide

This guidebook covers the most popular scrambles, from easy ridge walk-ups to technical scrambles suitable for experienced climbers.

The book is available locally at Beehive Artisans Market and the Nordegg Canteen.