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Arc’teryx Climbing Academy

July 20, 2017 - July 23, 2017

Arc'teryx Climbing Academy

Arc’teryx Climbing Academy

July 20-23, 2017 | Sea to Sky Gondola & Squamish Valley


The Arc’teryx Climbing Academy (formerly the Squamish Mountain Festival) is a four day celebration of mountain culture including international speakers, educational seminars, product demos and clinics on all topics related to climbing. Both free and paid events take place over the course of four days in locations throughout the Squamish Valley and at the Sea to Sky Gondola.

CASBC / SAS Trail Build Day

Each year we organize an annual trail building day to maintain our local climbing areas. Join us, along with Climbers Access Society of British Columbia (CASBC) and the Squamish Access Society (SAS), for a fun day of socializing and hard work. Reward yourself by getting to know this area and its community.

Date: Saturday July 22nd | Time: 8:00AM – 3:00PM | Location: Adventure Center Parking Lot

Sponsor Trade Fair

Demo new gear from leading brands in climbing apparel, shoes and harnesses! Talk to people who know all the specs. It doesn’t get better than this.

Date: Saturday July 22nd / Sunday July 23rd | Time: 8:00AM – 4:00PM | Location: Middle Chief Parking Lot

Educational Seminars

Free educational seminars related to climbing led by athletes and health professionals. Topics include: Strength and Mental Training, Sports Nutrition, Injury Prevention and Injury Rehabilitation.

Date: Saturday July 22th / Sunday July 23rd | Time: See Schedule for details | Location: Chief Middle Parking Lot

Sunset Speaker and Music Series

Open air venue, no admission charge, world class presentations and the stunning backdrop of Squamish. Free film screenings, live music, speakers, and athletes – guaranteed entertainment and inspiration.


The Hive Outside

The Hive Bouldering Gym brings you the Hive Outside – a portable climbing wall. Unique, fun, and educational for all ages. Experience the joys of climbing, health and adventure and how this is founded in world-class indoor facilities. It’s all about Climbing, Education and Community.

Highly anticipated! Our annual Dyno Comp happens on the Hive Outside, Sunday July 23rd. Don’t miss it!


Five Ten Dodge Ball and Maxim Tug of War

Back by popular demand. Our annual battles of strength and team strategy take centre stage under the Chief. Register for the Tug Of War at the Maxim booth; sign up for Dodgeball with Five Ten. Both sponsors can be found at the Trade Fair.

Date: Saturday July 22nd / Sunday July 23rd | Time: See Schedule for details | Location: Middle Chief Parking Lot


July 20, 2017
July 23, 2017
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Squamish, BC Canada