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Mount Erie

June - September

Overlooking the Salish Sea and San Juan Islands, Mount Erie is located on the stolen lands of the Swinomish, Sauk-Suiattle and Samish peoples, among other groups. Erie offers inspiring vistas with varied climbing opportunities. A great location for beginner to intermediate climbers, in addition to being a popular site for advanced instruction and guiding courses and assessments, Mount Erie is an amazing classroom to learn technical skills and put them into practice.

Education Courses

For the recreational climber looking to build technical skills 

Intro to Climbing

Basics of Outdoor Top Rope

This one-day course aims to teach you all the basics of top roping outdoors.


Anchors, Cleaning & Rappelling

This one-day clinic covers principles of safe anchors, various types of anchors for sport climbing, and how to set up and take down a top rope safely.

OUTdoor Leadership Programming

For the aspiring outdoor leaders, instructors, or guides - emphasis on skills and techniques to support guide course/assessment readiness, as well as ongoing professional development. 

AMGA SPI Course Preparation

Get exposure to skills needed to guide, teach and mentor novice climbers, manage the crag, and basic rescue techniques.

AMGA SPI Exam Preparation

Review and hone skills learned in the AMGA Single Pitch Instructor Course in preparation for an assessment in a queer affinity setting.

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