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MOUNTAIN SKILLS ACADEMY & ADVENTURES

Since 1991 we have been specialists in the mountain disciplines of Backcountry Skiing, Rock climbing, Ice Climbing, Mountaineering, Hiking, Mountain Safety and Mountain Adventures. We are proud of our good reputation and of the true expertise we provide.

ADVENTURES BELOW...

MOUNTAIN SKILLS ACADEMY & ADVENTURES

Since 1991 we have been specialists in the mountain disciplines of Backcountry Skiing, Rock climbing, Ice Climbing, Mountaineering, Hiking, Mountain Safety and Mountain Adventures. We are proud of our good reputation and of the true expertise we provide.

ADVENTURES BELOW...

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Our local certified guides ensure our guests have a safe, challenging, and fulfilling experience. Our aim is to exceed our clients expectations by bringing years of local knowledge, careful selection of terrain/environment, and exceptional client care. After all, our guest’s satisfaction is a matter of professional pride.

Alpine hiking British Columbia Canada

HIKING

Explore the best hikes featuring majestic forests & endless panoramic views.

Male rock climbing Squamish British Columbia

ROCK CLIMBING

Outdoor rock climbing for adults, youth, beginners, and experienced climbers alike. 

Man skiing in Rogers Pass backcountry skiing

BACKCOUNTRY

Get your first taste of the backcountry with a professional MSAA guide!

Mountaineers climbing on glacier in Whistler BC

MOUNTAINEERING

We have designed mountaineering adventures for all levels of experience.

Male discovering glacier in Whistler BC

WHISTLER

If you are looking for a unique adventure to cap off your visit to Whistler you can find it here!

MSAA Guide climbing whistler via ferrata with mountain in the background

VIA FERRATA

The Via Ferrata Tour is a combination of hiking and climbing on top of a mountain. 

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LET US TAKE YOU ON AN ADVENTURE!

Our local certified guides ensure our guests have a safe, challenging, and fulfilling experience. Our aim is to exceed our clients expectations by bringing years of local knowledge, careful selection of terrain/environment, and exceptional client care. After all, our guest’s satisfaction is a matter of professional pride.

MSAA Guide climbing whistler via ferrata with mountain in the background

VIA FERRATA

The Via Ferrata Tour is a combination of hiking and climbing on Whistler Mountain. 

Alpine hiking British Columbia Canada

HIKING

Explore the best hikes featuring majestic forests & endless panoramic views.

Male rock climbing Squamish British Columbia

ROCK CLIMBING

Outdoor rock climbing for adults, youth, beginners, and experienced climbers alike. 

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

Mountaineers climbing on glacier in Whistler BC

MOUNTAINEERING

We have designed mountaineering adventures for all levels of experience.

Male discovering glacier in Whistler BC

GLACIER TOURS

If you are looking for a unique adventure to cap off your visit to Whistler, this is it!

Child walking across suspension bridge on the Sky Walk Adventure

SKY WALK

This summer, take a walk on the snow and ice atop Whistler Mountain.

BOOK YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE TODAY!

THE MSAA EXPERIENCE

  •   I completed the AST 1 course with April this weekend and loved it. Learned loads in a supportive and relaxed but rigorous environment, and can't wait to get out and... read more

    533samuelf
    3/10/2020
  •   many thanks to our excellent and articulate back country guide April! What a gem. World class day. Would recommend.

    emilytN9889LG
    3/09/2020
  •   I’ve been keen to try splitboarding for a few years now and saw this trip with MSAA and thought it looked ideal.
    That proved to be the case, the small... read more

    Paullyb
    3/05/2020
  •   What an amazing experience, our guide Eric was so easy going and helpful. We were pretty nervous going in as we didn't have much experience, luckily it was just... read more

    Destination669828
    2/24/2020
  •   The folks who took us around were very kind and helpful and very informative and generous with sharing their knowledge about the land and the plants as well as the... read more

    57masa57
    2/20/2020
  •   nature can not be controlled by humans. So, the fact that we saw only 3 eagles is no one's fault.! At all. And I did learn quite... read more

    Curious146948
    2/17/2020
  •   Via Ferrata in Squamish was a mind/body challenge with breathtaking views and a fun knowledgeable guide. A great way for non-climbers to get a real feel for mountaineering and see... read more

    YBNorth
    9/15/2020
  •   Mountain Navigation course with Marlaina was such a fabulous, hands-on, practical course with a superb instructor! Recommended!

    bronwynp816
    8/31/2020
  •   Had a great 2 day intro to alpine rock course with chief guide Eric. He made the experience enjoyable and relaxed, while ensuring we learned all of the appropriate skills.... read more

    T0PT5
    7/20/2020

LET OUR INCREDIBLE GUIDING TEAM SHARE THEIR LOVE FOR THE OUTDOORS!

Our local certified guides ensure our guests have a safe, challenging, and fulfilling experience. Our aim is to exceed our clients expectations by bringing years of local knowledge, careful selection of terrain/environment, and exceptional client care. After all, our guest’s satisfaction is a matter of professional pride.

THE MSAA EXPERIENCE

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"Me and my girlfriend did the morning tour and we were just the two of us with our guide named Marcus. It was the first time for us and we enjoyed a lot! Our guide was really patient and make us comfortable, he was competent and friendly and made us a wonderful time in the Via Ferrata!"
Vicki C
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"I had an awesome time on this trip. My guide Maya was great. Even tho it was a cloudy day it was a great experience."
David T
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"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!"
Lindsay M
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"The tour was very good. Maya, our guide, was very knowledgeable and interesting. She was very patient with our group, giving us time to climb and helping us along the way. The glacier itself was beautiful."

LET OUR INCREDIBLE GUIDING TEAM SHARE THEIR LOVE FOR THE OUTDOORS!

Our local certified guides ensure our guests have a safe, challenging, and fulfilling experience. Our aim is to exceed our clients expectations by bringing years of local knowledge, careful selection of terrain/environment, and exceptional client care. After all, our guest’s satisfaction is a matter of professional pride.

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MSAA is very excited to explore and enjoy our beautiful wilderness with you, once again.

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