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Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

207B-4368 Main St | Market Pavilion, Whistler Town Plaza, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-938-9242
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Whistler Alpine Guides operates year-round, offering a wide variety of tours, activities & courses. We specialize in providing activities such as backcountry ski/snowboard touring, mountaineering, avalanche safety courses, ice climbing, rock climbing, glacier walks & hikes, Via Ferrata, scrambling and backcountry hiking. Led by our professional and experienced guides, you will explore the beautiful mountains of the Whistler area in a brand new exciting way.
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207B-4368 Main St | Market Pavilion, Whistler Town Plaza, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-938-9242
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Reviewed yesterday

My brother and I tackled the Via Ferrata course at Whistler and even though the weather wasn't great, it was still a lot of fun. It was our third via ferrata adventure and probably the most challenging (which was good). Our guide Tim did a...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed yesterday

RE: Whistler via Ferrata I can’t say enough about our guides- Tigger and Tim. My friend and I had zero climbing experience and we were given excellent guidance throughout the entire climb. There were 13 people on the 9am climb (June 24th)- not including our...More

Thank D_Travel83
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great adventure - thanks Mitch! Beautiful day and amazing views from part of the mountain you would never normally get to. It was surprisingly accessible and we felt safe throughout - Mitch was great at walking us through the safety aspects and making...More

Thank petersammon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked through the snow from the Roundhouse all the way to the far side of The Saddle on Whistler, where we began to climb. The route was challenging enough to be exciting and fun but also easy enough that I (someone who has never...More

1  Thank sophieeh2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had friends in town and decided to try the Whistler Via Ferrata yesterday. Our guides were Maya and Jake and they went above and beyond to make it an amazing day. The Via Ferrata itself is challenging, beautiful and intense. 2 of our group...More

2  Thank Danny94044
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Squamish Via Ferrata with friends over the weekend and it was an amazing adventure with incredible views of Howe Sound and the surrounding mountains. The 1.5 hour tour is definitely a good way to try a new adventure like this and it's...More

1  Thank Azure604
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just got back from Vancouver and the highlight of my trip was the Via Ferrata at Squamish! As it was the start of the season, we were lucky enough to have a private tour with Marlaina. She was professional with the equipment and the...More

1  Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I had the opportunity to do a guided backcountry tour with Randy. He was such an awesome guide and made the day one I will never forget! On top of that, the communication and organization of the staff here is excellent.

Thank ohhhhmandi
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The AST1 exceeded all my expectations. It provided us with a ton of knowledge and expert advice on how to be safe in the back country and ended up being super fun as well. On the field day, our instructor Josh was incredible. He fostered...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 16 March 2017

AST1 Course was fantastic. The guys, Josh and Tigger, were awesome. Got everything I went for and have booked for AST2 already! Guided days out in the Backcountry with Randy were something special ;) Highly recommend! And, yes...going back for more...

Thank Vicki R
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