GUIDED BACKCOUNTRY TOURS
Get your first taste of the backcountry with a professional Mountain Skills Academy guide.
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ICE CLIMBING
Designed to maximize your current performance as well as provide all the necessary tool
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AVALANCHE SKILLS TRAINING
Learn the latest avalanche safety and rescue skills with our expert course instruction.
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MOUNTAIN EXPERTS SINCE 1991

Genuine Experts

Integrity, professionalism, experience, innovation and unrivalled expertise sums up our team and our organization.

Customisable Tours

Can’t quite find the experience or course you are looking for? We are here to help! 

Professional Guides 

Our local certified guides ensure our guests have a safe, challenging, and fulfilling experience.

100% Canadian

We’re Canadian owned & operated and our guides promise a 100% authentic Canadian experience.

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UNIQUE EXPERIENCES, UNRIVALLED EXPERTISE

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.

AVALANCHE SKILLS

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ICE CLIMBING

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ADVANCED COURSES

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BACKCOUNTRY TOURS

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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

MEET OUR INCREDIBLE GUIDING TEAM!

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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