Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures



Our incredible guiding team shares their love for the outdoors, passion for their job, and enthusiasm to guide you on an exciting mountain adventure. We have guides who speak French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Italian, Slovenian, and Croatian.

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Eric Dumerac

Eric is the owner and chief guide. He is a certified IFMGA/ACMG Mountain Guide, CAA Level II & Professional Member as well as CSIA Level II. Eric brings high enthusiasm, a lifet...

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April Mason

April is a level one guide with the Canadian Ski Guide Association, an active member of the Canadian Avalanche Association, and a certified instructor with the Canadian Association...

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Marcus Wybrow

Marcus was raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario and first discovered the mountains on a road trip to California as a 20 year old. He took up rock climbing and brought his passion to th...

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Eric Vezeau

With over 30 years of experience in the Whistler backcountry and beyond, Eric's wealth of knowledge makes him a valued educator and a respected part of the MSAA team...

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Maya Kakizaki

On top of being one of our amazing team of Japanese guides, Maya spends the summer leading clients up the Via Ferrata, glacier tours, and hiking trails of Whistler. She is a Level...

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Rob Shackell

Rob has a very diverse skill set and experience guiding whitewater canoeing, sea kayaking, hiking, avalanche courses, and backcountry skiing. He graduated from a highly specialized...