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Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

Whistler, Canada
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About Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures
Come on an adventure with us! In the winter, we do guided backcountry ski and snowboard tours, snowshoeing, and ice climbing. In the summer, the Via Ferrata is our most popular and exciting tour! Or try a glacier tour, rock climbing, hiking, camping, or a mountaineering trip. Our highly trained, friendly guides will show you the best of our beautiful mountains in and around Whistler. Public and private tours are available daily.
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Josh Thomson wrote a review Feb. 2022
Whistler, Canada1 contribution1 helpful vote
A 2 day course that is well worth it and pretty eye opening! Corey was an awesome instructor and clearly has a huge passion for all things backcountry and snow related. We'll be taking the AST 2 course in the future and will 100% be going with Mountain Skills Academy again
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Date of experience: February 2022
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Response from Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures
Responded Feb. 26, 2022
Hi, We are thrilled to have you as part of the MSAA family! Thank you for sharing your kind words with us. It means the world to us and to our entire team. We look forward to serving you again soon! – Kat
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Marnie Breed wrote a review Feb. 2022
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Took the Avalanche training in Squamish and got so much value out of it! MSAA was a great choice for me, our instructor Cloe was awesome. Really enjoyed learning from her experiences and stories regarding avalanches. We had a smaller class which was really nice, everyone knew
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Date of experience: February 2022
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Response from Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures
Responded Feb. 12, 2022
Hi, We're happy to hear you had such a positive experience with MSAA, and Cloe. Our main priority is that all clients feel confident heading into the backcountry after the course, and it seems you came away with that which is awesome! We hope to see you out there soon - Kat
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Carole B wrote a review Jan. 2022
Vancouver, Canada1 contribution
Review of: Snowshoe Tours
I would definitely book again with Mountain Skills Academy. Ollie and Nic listen to our requirements and put together a great tour. Our Guide was Maya, she was on time, professional, attentive and fun. There were different levels of fitness in our group and she made the trip
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures
Responded Feb. 12, 2022
Hi, Thanks so much for the review, and for mentioning our lovely office members, Ollie & Nic, as well as your guide, Maya! We'll be sure to pass your praises along to all of them, and we hope to see you again soon. - Kat
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Annette O wrote a review Jan. 2022
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Review of: Snowshoe Tours
We booked a private 4 hour 4 person snowshoe tour with our personal equipment. Our guide MAYA was wonderful every step of the way. She gave us some great coaching on how to snowshoe, get up from a fall (we did, many times) and traverse steep paths. We were all beginners so she
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures
Responded Feb. 12, 2022
Hi, Thanks for leaving a review, and mentioning Maya. She is always going above and beyond for our clients. We’ll be sure to share your praises with her! – Kat
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Christophe C wrote a review Jan. 2022
Whistler, Canada2 contributions
Took the AST 1 course and enjoyed it very much! Super informative and Corey the instructor did a great job at it!
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures
Responded Feb. 12, 2022
Hi, We're happy to hear you had a great time with Corey on your AST1 course. It means a lot to us and our entire team. We hope to see you again! - Kat
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