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Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours

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We are Canada's premier mountain school and mountain guiding company. located in Canmore, Alberta we offer ice climbing, rock climbing, mountaineering, skiing and avalanche courses. We do day trips as well as multi day programs.
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200, 50 Lincoln Park, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3E9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brad was absolutely awesome! He was incredibly experienced himself and taught in a way that was easy to follow and replicate. I didn't feel "incompetent" when I did something wrong because the learning environment was positive and encouraging, and mistakes were used as a learning...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claire B
Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Claire, Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your ice climbing course with Brad recently and that you learned so much over the 2 days. Our courses are an excellent way to not only learn valuable skills...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been on a lot of trips Into the Mountains. From the Himalayas to the Alps, but these guys are the best team of guides I have used, by far. The buying and pre/post support is also very well organised. You will learn a tonne,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I'm so glad that you enjoyed the 5-day Ice climbing course recently including the guide support and information and the gear. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed December 10, 2018

I signed up to take AST 1 with Yamnuska this past weekend. However, I fell extremely ill and wasn't able to make the course. I gave Yamnuska notice and asked for a partial refund, or credit towards taking the course again. Yamnuska refused to do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Danette M
Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Dear Danette, Thank you for taking the time to review our business and write about your experience. We truly value the opinions of our customers. We are very sorry that you fell ill this past weekend and we hope that you are feeling better now....More

Reviewed September 16, 2018

Mike provided an incredible learning experience and I was able to greatly enhance my climbing skills. Despite difficult weather conditions, we managed to climb a different objective every day and I was perfectly challenged in a manner that allowed me to identify my strengths and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David F
Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Dear David, I'm so glad you enjoyed climbing in the Bugaboos with your guide Mike. As you know, mountain weather is unpredictable in all seasons and is a constant factor that shapes the decisions we make before and during our programs. We're so glad that...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

A 7-day backpack that I wished would never end! The group was a quaint 4 people, plus our wonderful guide Peter. The Yamnuska team arranged a breathtaking route complete with well-equipped campsites and delicious food (pate, brie, bison stew, Nanaimo bars, etc). Peter was an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Dear Sophia, Thanks you so much for the wonderful review of the Banff Highline backpacking trip you recently did with your guide Peter. We're so glad that you not only enjoyed the spectacular scenery but also enjoyed the company of your companions. We hope you...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018

I booked this tour through Banff Adventures. Great experience from start to finish. We booked half day private rock climbing for my two kids ages 12 and 13. When I called to get general information and ask some questions, the woman who answered the phone...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

We are so glad that your kids enjoyed their climbing program with Tiffany recently and that your experience with us overall was a pleasant one. Yamnuska guides love sharing their passion for the mountains with all of their guests regardless of their level and we...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018

The Intro to mountaineering was a amazing course with highly qualified guides. Bow Hut it's a epic location to learn about mountaineering. The food was also excellent, really diversified and proportion were bang on! Unfortunately, I have nothing bad to say about them! Great job!More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you so much Joey for your review of the Intro to Mountaineering course. The Wapta Icefields and Bow Hut are a truly spectacular place that we are lucky to have access to for our 'playground'. We're also glad that you enjoyed the food so...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

My son and I went on a guided multi-pitch climb with Brad. My son has lead climbing experience, and he really wanted to learn how to multi-pitch climb. I have minimal gym-climbing experience and abilities. Brad chose the perfect climb for us. My son got...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

We are so glad that you and your son enjoyed a multi-pitch climb together. Brad is a wonderful guide and we'd love to see you out again soon.

Reviewed July 28, 2018

Climbing Mount Assiniboine was a long time dream. Living in Montreal, working two jobs and having very little time to organise the trip : find partners, organise the logistic, organise the food, etc. I decided to hire a guide from Yamnuska, a decision I do...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Dear Sebastien, Thank you for the great review of your climbing program with your guide Nick. We're so glad that your dream of successfully climbing Mt Assiniboine was realized. Not only did you summit but managed to have a day of instruction to solidify your...More

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience. Professional, knowledgeable and accommodating guide. Great cook and unfortunately an accomplished card player!! This adventure has inspired my wife and I to continue back country back packing. We are looking fir our next adventure! I highly recommend Yamnuska and Tim for a safe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thanks you so much for your review of your backpacking experience with us. We are so glad that you and your wife enjoyed hiking with us and your guide Tim. Next time we'll try to send along a guide with less card playing experience. :)...More

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Hi Jim, I have looked through all of our records and cannot locate any evidence of your review. If you could please try to post it again that would be wonderful. Thank you. Yamnuska Mountain Adventures
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