Hiking & Trekking

Experience guided hiking on ridges, meadows and peaks far from crowds…

Summit Mountain Guides offers day guiding and multi-day trekking holidays in the mountains for beginning hikers to advanced mountaineers. Explore the stunning wilderness areas like Valhalla, Kokanee Glacier or Goat Range Provincial Park. You choose the level of challenge, there is a walk, hike or trek for everyone!

Professional Hiking Guiding

As professionally certified ACMG hiking and interpretive guides, professional educators, ecologists and residents of Nelson, we love to share our passion and knowledge with you. A decade of experience hiking and leading trips in the mountains, make us the guiding and educational specialists for your adventure vacation.

In the peaceful wilderness of the Selkirk and Purcell mountain ranges, we interpret the stories behind the mountain scenes. Be amazed by the natural wonders while enjoying the knowledge and safety provided by professional guides and educators.

Backcountry Hiking Adventure

Join our interpretive guides for daily guided alpine hikes, interpretive nature walks, helicopter hiking, trekking experience or design a custom trip.  You could spot mountain goats, picas or perhaps see sign of a bear’s last meal at Idaho Peak.  Savour the scent of sub alpine fir at Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park or wander upon a forest orchid approaching Jumbo Pass. 

Whether you are a novice or experienced hiker, we can offer you a balanced hiking program that meets your needs and walking passion. Each day your guide chooses from different wilderness settings with unique interpretive stories and different levels of physical challenge.  At Summit Mountain Guides we thrive on designing hiking programs that meet individual’s goals and interests.  We welcome families, staff teams and groups of all ages and offer specialized programs for women, couples and youth.

Walk with us to discover the hidden hiking gems and vistas…

Guided Hiking Programs