Mountaineering

At Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, taking people into the mountains is how it all started. We are pleased to be one of the go-to guiding companies for Squamish & Whistler Mountaineering. 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.

We have designed mountaineering courses for all levels of experience, and for anyone who has a good fitness level.

If you don’t see the ideal Squamish or Whistler mountaineering course listed below, the team at Mountain Skills Academy is happy to put together the ideal course for your time available, skill levels, and goals.

COURSES BELOW...

HOW TO BOOK

• Choose a Course date that’s best for you.

• Gear up! If you already have the gear that’s great…..if not you can rent everything from Escape Route. Don’t forget you get 15% off rentals if you book a tour with MSAA!

• Book yourself onto a Course using our online booking system!

• Book a Private Course and we can work around your plans.

Did you know we also run many different courses! Check out our Courses page for more details!

Mountain Navigation

Ability: Beginner

Duration: 2 Days

Fitness: Average

Prerequisites: None

This course will also cover whiteout navigation and contingency planning, essential skills for backcountry skiers, mountaineers, and alpine hikers.

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Into to Basic Mountaineering

Ability: Intermediate

Duration: 2 Days

Fitness: Good

Prerequisites: None

This 2-day Intro to Basic Mountaineering course teaches you to begin exploring the mountains with confidence.

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Intro to Alpine Rock

Ability: Intermediate

Duration: 2 Days

Fitness: Good

Prerequisites: Trads & Multi-Pitch Asset

Summit success on alpine rock routes depends on the safe, well applied and timely management of several specific skill sets, very different from typical rock climbing.

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Mountain Super Course

Ability: Intermediate

Duration: 6 Days

Fitness: Good

Prerequisites: Mountaineering Experience

A fully comprehensive course recommended for participants who wish to acquire a complete mountaineering skill set.

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Private Mountaineering & Instruction

Ability: Various

Duration: 1 Day

Fitness: Average

Prerequisites: None

Instruction is professionally provided in the safest and most supportive environment by our certified ACMG and MSAA guides and our cutting-edge curriculum.

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