Tourism Squamish

ARC'TERYX Climbing Academy

Four days of all things mountain.

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.


Thursday, August 22
Evening: Presentations, Film premier, Live music

Friday, August 23
Evening: Presentations by Lynn Hill and Quentin Roberts, Film premier, Live music

Saturday, August 24
Daytime: Academy Trade Fair, Intro to Bouldering, Educational Events, Yoga in the Park, Maxim Tug of War, Food
Evening: Silent Auction, Squamish Exposed Showdown and Awards, Presentations, Live Music

Sunday, August 25
Daytime: Academy Trade Fair, Dyno Comp Qualifiers, Cooking Workshop, Dyno Comp Finals

For most up to date schedule be sure to check out the festival website.


Full Schedule

August 22, 2019August 23, 2019August 24, 2019August 25, 2019


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