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courses & guide service

BC's experts in mountain skills courses & guide service

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

COURSES

Our mountain school offers the worlds most extensive and comprehensive mountain skills courses. Ours are carefully crafted curriculums that are efficiently delivered to provide each and every student with a strong foundation geared for rapid progression.

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POWDER PUNCH CARD

Experience the true backcountry this winter with a cost-effective hole punch card valid for the whole season!

Summer

Rock Climbing

We offer a fully comprehensive series of courses designed to provide every participant with reliable systems and the critical skills necessary to establish a solid foundation.

Winter

Ski Clinics

A clinic is not a course, it is building and refining skills so that they are applied in an efficient and effective manner, which then leads to a strong structured foundation for a safe, rewarding trip and rapid future progression. 

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Winter

Avalanche Skills Training

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.

GUIDING & TRIPS

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.

Summer

Mountaineering

At MSAA, taking people into the mountains is how it all started. We love to take people into the high mountains on treks they will always remember. Our top guides know the terrain and the best route options.

Summer

Rock Climbing

You can take comfort in knowing that our instructors are certified guides who possess a great depth of experience and that MSAA is the Sea to Sky corridor’s longest established mountain school!

Winter

Backcountry Hut Trips

Book a guided backcountry ski tour, explore the stunning Duffey Lake area, a Spearhead Traverse, an overnight hut trip, or start your tour day with a heli-drop.

Winter

Guided Ski Touring

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

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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