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Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

207B-4368 Main St | Market Pavilion, Whistler Town Plaza, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 855-938-9242
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Mountain Skills Academy and Adventures offers guided tours and mountain skills courses. Choose from backcountry ski/snowboard touring, mountaineering, ice climbing, glacier tours, rock climbing, Via Ferrata climbing, backcountry hiking and camping, avalanche skills training and other mountain safety courses. Our highly trained guides will show you the best of our beautiful mountains.
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207B-4368 Main St | Market Pavilion, Whistler Town Plaza, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 855-938-9242
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Via Ferrata climb with April. She was friendly and helpful. The climb was a little more difficult than I anticipated (and I'm in good shape), but maybe that's because it was my first time trying this. The views on the way up...More

Thank Gwen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At 65+ and having our 30+ son joining us made for a great outing. Our guide, Maya, was terrific and bridged the age gap. Maya was very informative on the geography, environment (flora and fauna) and of course, covered the necessities such as health issues,...More

Thank Explorerz_Can
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks, Marlaina, for a superb hike today. Appreciate that you set a good pace so that we could cover 14km in just 4 hours.

Thank heartfullofpraise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent afternoon climbing to the top of Whistler mountain with our guide Brett, who was very experienced and made sure we did things properly, while making the whole trip fun. This is a wonderful way to experience Whistler in the summer time...More

Thank ThreeBbass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took this tour end of August. Three adults one ten year old. We had a great time. Staff (Matt), was great! Knowledgeable, patient and full of interesting facts. We felt safe the whole time while having fun. Would highly recommend!

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We would definitely recommend this very memorable experience! We climbed with a wonderful guide, April - we were with our two kids, age 10 and 12, and we were 3 adults. The kids scrambled up fearlessly - and we all had a real sense of...More

Thank M W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on two great trips with guides from Mountain Skills. Via Ferrata was an exciting climb of Whistler using chains and ladders imbedded in the mountain. One member of the group had difficulty but she was coaxed to the top by the guide. Marlianna,...More

Thank Prego51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I knew what the via ferrata was before going on this trip but I had never spoken to anyone who had done it and I didn't know much more than "you climb from the bottom of the saddle up to the peak chair"... The via...More

Thank Meredith K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome experience with a fantastic guide. My 17 year old son and I climbed the Whistler Glacier. We were given great instructions and had a wonderful time ascending the peak. We had a great time at Whistler and this made it all the better.

Thank NJTrotteurAllez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did the Via Ferrari with Maya and enjoyed it such a lot. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the experience and especially with Maya as your guide. She was friendly and at every turn made sure I was doing the right thing, was safe, and...More

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