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On this 1-1.5 hour Squamish Via Ferrata adventure, you easily grab and step on ladder-like rungs, cross exhilarating suspension bridges, and take in the scenic beauty of ocean fjords and snowy peaks all while safely attached to the rock with fixed cables.


  • Exploring the famous Via Ferrata across the Sea to Sky Corridor in Squamish
  • Embarking on an adventurous rock climbing journey commencing from the Sea and going all the way up to the Sky Gondola
  • Hiking down the Sea to reach the Summit trail as you are harnessed with the help of climbing gear
  • Passing through old roads while enjoying views of Howe Sound

Via Ferrata also goes by the name of “Iron Way.” It is a famous vertical adventure that offers the opportunity to clip in and ascend the famous granite rocks of Squamish range. This adventurous tour allows you to get up the cliff with the help of a specialized cable system and metal rungs. As you climb, you can expect to get sweeping views of the famous Howe Sound and the mesmerizing snow-capped peaks of Sky Pilot just above you. 

For hikers, Via Ferrata is the perfect place to get outdoors while also getting in an excellent workout session. At the same time, you also get the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking views all around you. The best part is that this adventure tour does not require any specialized technical skills or knowledge. It is a great activity for those who wish to overcome their fear of heights. The entire activity is overseen by an experienced trainer or guide. 

  • Personal Experience
  • Trusted Tour Operator
  • Small group
  • Expert guides
Availability May - Oct
Duration 1,5 hour
Departs From Whistler / Squamish
Difficulty Easy Suitable for most people in fair condition.
Meet on Location Yes
Pick Up No


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What's included


  • All climbing equipment:
  • Rock climbing shoes
  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Belay device
  • Locking carabiner
  • Chalk bag
  • Rope
  • Anchor building equipment

What to bring

  • Lift Tickets
  • Hiking boots or sturdy (closed-toe) walking shoes
  • Warm under layer(s) and socks
  • Weather-proof jacket and pants
  • Gloves
  • Hat
  • Light gloves
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Water and snack
  • Camera

Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Transportation



group climbing a steep cliff in squamish

The journey to Squamish Via Ferrata commences at the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola route. Here, you will be attached to a climbing harness and given a protective helmet. The guide will lead you on a beautiful but short hike across a beautiful and famous old forest. On the hike, you will witness stunning views of Howe Sound. The route up Via Ferrata commences after the guide clips you into the safety cable.  

Across the entire route and hike, you will be traversing the catwalk, crossing suspended bridges, and ascending the glacier-worn granite slabs of Squamish with the help of the fixed cable system and steel rungs. Eventually, you will complete the route with an amazing finish near the Summit Lodge’s viewing deck.

The Squamish Via Ferrata can be enjoyed by almost anyone – even kids. It is a thrilling adventure and there is no requirement of prior experience for climbing or hiking. You outfitted in a safety harness and will have the help of a fixed cable and rungs, which makes the process as simple as climbing a ladder.  

Get the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking views of the mountain peaks and glimmering ocean. It is the adventure of a lifetime that you will be talking about for years to come. It is undoubtedly one of the best and most thrilling adventures in Squamish!