Bugaboos Alpine Rock Climbing is some of the best in the world. The granite spires of the Bugaboos shooting out from the glacier offers some of the best rock climbing in a magic location. The Bugaboos are located in the Purcell Mountain Range and are home to some of the most Classic Climbs in North America. There is a huge variety of routes to choose from that lend themselves to any level of rock climber.
Classic Bugaboo Routes
- Bugaboo Spire North East Ridge 5.8
- Bugaboo Spire Kain Route 5.6
- Snowpatch Route 5.8
- Pigeon Spire 5.4
- South Howser Tower, Becky Chouinard 5.10
- Crescent Spires 5.6-5.10
Trip durations can range from 4 day to 7 days. Please contact for more information. Trip ratios are 1:1 or 2:1.
The Bugaboos are located in the northwestern extreme of the Purcells in the Columbia Mountains, in the south-east of the province. The nearest towns are Radium and Golden. They are commonly subdivided into four divisions: the Bugaboo Glacier Peaks, and the Eastern, Central, and Western Spires.