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courses & guide service

BC's experts in mountain skills courses & guide service.

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MOUNTAIN SKILLS ACADEMY & ADVENTURES

ABOUT US

Our professional, certified guides ensure that our clients have an exceptional, educational adventure in all our courses. With 30 years of experience providing local knowledge of terrain and a great variety of outdoor training, MSAA offers clients the opportunity to learn safely in the Sea-to-Sky area. Find out more…

OUR AFFILIATIONS:

GUIDING & TRIPS

Ready to hone in your skills on a multi-pitch with one of our professionally trained guides or looking to head out on a multi-day expedition then we have something for you!

COURSES

All are carefully crafted curriculums that are efficiently delivered to provide each and every student with a strong foundation geared for rapid progression.

Summer

GUIDED ROCK CLIMBING

Squamish is one of the best places on earth for multi-pitch climbing, with its grippy granite and fantastic views of the Howe Sound. There’s no better place! And with our fully certified ACMG guides, you couldn’t be safer as you scale the rock.

Summer

ROCK CLIMBING COURSES

Our instructors are certified guides who possess a great depth of experience excel at their trade and that Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures is the Sea to Sky corridor’s longest established and most trusted local mountain school.

Winter

GUIDED Ski Touring

Get your first taste of the backcountry with a professional Mountain Skills Academy guide who can show you the basics. Tour out of the resort and into the Whistler Blackcomb backcountry for the freshest lines.

Winter

Avalanche Skills Training

Learn from the Sea to Sky’s leading avalanche skills educator. Receive the latest Avalanche Skills Training (AST) safety and rescue skills with our expert instruction. Our AST instructors are highly skilled and are constantly upgrading their knowledge so you receive the best and most up-to-date skills and tips to keep you safe as you explore the backcountry.

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THE MSAA EXPERIENCE

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.

TALK WITH A GUIDE

Have a question about one of our courses, guided trips or tour? Speak with one of our expert guides today.