Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

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Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

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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...

WHAT WILL YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE BE?

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.

guest in front of active volcano during heli volcano tour

VOLCANO & ICE CAVE ADVENTURE

On this exciting adventure you will discover huge glacial steam vents fringed by blue ice walls before exploring rare and beautiful glacial caverns.

guide giving guest an interpretive tour of a thousand year old ice cave

ICE CAVE ADVENTURE

Journey into the Coast Mountains on an easy mountaineering style adventure to visit a series of majestic ice caves. 

Couple waiting for a Helicopter ride during Heli Hiking Tour

HELI-ACCESSED HIKING

Skip the long approach with a flight straight to the top to walk where few others have. Explore the beautiful alpine landscapes of the coast mountain range.

BOOK YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE TODAY!

WHAT WILL YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE BE?

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.

Guests and guide walking to volcano on MSAA tour

VOLCANO & ICE CAVE ADVENTURE

On this exciting adventure you will discover huge glacial steam vents fringed by blue ice walls before exploring rare and beautiful glacial caverns.

Guide leading guests into ancient ice cave cavern

ICE CAVE ADVENTURE

Journey into the Coast Mountains on an easy mountaineering style adventure to visit a series of majestic ice caves. 

Guide and Guests hiking during heli hiking tour

HELI-ACCESSED HIKING

Skip the long approach with a flight straight to the top to walk where few others have. Explore the beautiful alpine landscapes of the coast mountain range.

BOOK YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE TODAY!

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

  •   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

Ananda Ray
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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."

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