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Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

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Mountain Skills Academy and Adventures offers guided adventure tours and courses. Fulfill your adventurous side with a backcountry ski/snowboard tour, ice climbing, Via Ferrata tour, glacier tour, rock climbing, hiking and camping, mountaineering...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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207B-4368 Main St | Market Pavilion, Whistler Town Plaza, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took AST 1 from MSAA in Whistler - had a great time and learned a ton. Kurt and Tim were fantastic classroom instructors - direct, patient and not patronizing or bro-y. Rob was our instructor in the field and again, was super passionate about...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It's great to get such excellent feedback. Thanks so much! Stay safe out there!

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic day hiking to Wedge Mount Lake. I booked a guide as I was by myself. Mountain Skills Academy were great from the offset. Quick communication despite the time difference before I arrived. The hike itself was stunning. Our guide Mike was fantastic....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thanks for the great review. And congrats on getting up to the lake! At this time of year, it can be a tough hike.

Reviewed September 29, 2018

This was my first time in Whistler and I was looking for something fun and exciting but that didn’t require technical climbing skills. From the very beginning the people involved was very eager to help us to put together the right adventure for us. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks Cecilia, we'll be sure to let Mike know that you enjoyed the Via Ferrata!

Reviewed September 29, 2018

We selected the skywalk excursion, Led by Mike Belanger and had a wonderful day. The trail is well done and Mike did a great job making sure we made the most of our experience. Thanks!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks David! That was a spectacular day.

Reviewed September 29, 2018

We managed to sneak in a late season walk with Mike (Belanger) this week. We had the best time, the weather was excellent and we had Mike and the trail all to ourselves! Thanks for a great time!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David T
Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks again David!

Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

We came in from Seattle looking for adventure and we were not disappointed ! Erik Dumerack was our guide and made our experience phenomenal ! He taught us new things and tailored the experience for our needs/skill. We had the time of our lives and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

If your are looking for a wild, adventurous and unforgettable experience, Via Ferrata is the way to go. We booked this tour because my husband and I were looking for an experience that was similar to traditional mountaineering but without all the real dangers. We...More

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Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

What a fantastic review!! Thanks a lot, we really appreciate you taking the time to let us know.

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

After a period of cold and snowy weather things had really brightened up for our visit to Whistler Mountains via Ferrata. Our guide Tim was terrific. I feared we wouldn’t be able to make the trip as the gondola had just closed weekdays but he...More

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Mtn_Skills_Academy, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Brilliant! Thanks for the lovely review and we're so happy that you had a great day!

Reviewed September 16, 2018

I am experienced alpine, rock and ice climber. I have also spent time in the Italian Dolomites doing Via Ferratas. My girlfriend and I had a week in Whistler to either Mt. Bike or rock climb. The weather was too wet for rock climbing however....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mtn_Skills_Academy, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

We're so glad you got such a good day for it! You really made the most of your time here. Well done! Thank you.

Reviewed September 9, 2018

We are a fairly active family of 5 (kids aged 16, 14 and 11) and all found this trip absolutely exhilarating and not overly challenging. Our guide Mya (Mia?) was brilliant, explained everything well, kept us safe, took photos for us and was knowledgable about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mtn_Skills_Academy, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Maya is great at motivating her guests! We are so happy that your family had such a great time. Thanks for joining us!

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