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Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours

200, 50 Lincoln Park, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3E9, Canada
+1 403-678-4164
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Scrambling skills and safety course

We took this this course to learn the skills for safely scrambling on rocky terrain. After our... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
plevett2017
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Regina, Canada
Beginner Mountaineering Course in Wapta Icefields

Just back from an this incredibly well organized, six-day course with Yam. The six days provided a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Viajarycaminando
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Calgary, Canada
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We are Canada's premier mountain school and mountain guiding company. located in Canmore, Alberta we offer ice climbing, rock climbing, mountaineering, skiing and avalanche courses. We do day trips as well as multi day programs.
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“multi pitch” (11 reviews)
“ice climbing” (26 reviews)
“rock climbing” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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200, 50 Lincoln Park, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3E9, Canada
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"multi pitch"
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"ice climbing"
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"rock climbing"
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"lake louise"
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"great local knowledge"
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"cascade falls"
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"oldest son"
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"lead climb"
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"energy levels"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We took this this course to learn the skills for safely scrambling on rocky terrain. After our great experience with Yamnuska last summer, we were confident that we would have a good experience, and we were not disappointed. The guides were all knowledgeable, professional and...More

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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for your review and your continued patronage with Yamnuska. We are so glad that once again you not only enjoyed the course you were on but came away with better mountain knowledge and safety. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from an this incredibly well organized, six-day course with Yam. The six days provided a great mix of climbs and technical training. Our guide, Chhering Sherpa was an extremely experienced, certified mountain guide. Compared to similar courses by other companies in the region,...More

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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on the Intro to Mountaineering course recently with your guide Chhering. We strive to offer exceptional mountain experiences to all of our guests and our guides love sharing their passion for the mountains with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent weekend course (my first), with great instructors Richard H. and Darren V. Highly recommend them for knowledge and personality. But course was well planned I learn a ton over the days and got to use the skills on the 3rd day. We got a...More

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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review of the Snow and Ice Long Weekend beginner mountaineering course. We're so glad that you enjoyed the course and views despite the abundance of snow. As we always say, we can never really predict the weather in the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took Yamnuska's Intro to Mountaineering course (with my boyfriend) in early/mid-June 2018, and could not recommend it more. I live in New York City, and can say that traveling to Alberta to take this course was definitely worth it. I learned A LOT -...More

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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Francesca, Thank you for your review of the Intro to Mountaineering course you recently participated in with your boyfriend. I have to agree that the Canadian Rockies are a beautiful spot and I am lucky to call it home. We are so glad that...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

As I was not able to make it for the weekend group session, I instead hired one of Yamnuska's guides for a private day of outdoor rock climbing instruction. Our beautiful setting for the day was the Wasootch Slabs near Kananaskis. My guide was Olivier...More

Thank crazyinottawa
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We're so glad that you enjoyed your day of rock climbing at Wasootch with Olivier recently. All of our guides love sharing their passion for the mountains with guests. I hope you continue to use your confidence to get outside and climb. Please let us...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

I planned my trip to the Canadian Rockies to start learning the ice climbing techniques. I found Yamnuska and it was a great choice. The 2-day ice climbing course was excellent with guides Patrick Delaney and Chhering Sherpa where we learned the ice basics. An...More

Thank Schmerzus
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

We are so glad that you enjoyed all of your ice climbing here in the Canadian Rockies. What an accomplishment to complete the ice basics and 2 days of multi-pitch on your trip. The guides and officer staff take great pride in the work they...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I attended the 6 day Intro to Ski Mountaineering course. It was challenging and very worth while. Amazing scenery, skiing on glaciers and summiting 3 peaks. The instruction from our guide and guide in training was top notch and the food was definitely a cut...More

Thank Bernie O
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you Bernie for your excellent review of our Intro to Ski Mountaineering. We're so glad that you enjoyed the program with Paul and Drew. We know how lucky we are to have such excellent guides representing us in the field and sharing their passion...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

I’ve worked my way through the Scrambling weekend with Erica, the women’s intro to mountaineering with Sharon and 2 trips of private intermediate mountaineering and ice climbing instruction with Pat. Yamnuska’s programs and superior guide/ instructors are molding me into the competent alpinist that I...More

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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review of our programs and our guides. We strive to provide exception mountain experiences for our guests regardless of the level or goals. Yamnuska guides are not only highly skilled but also love what they do and can't...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I signed up for Ice climbing 2 (setting up top ropes). Larry Shui was the instructor. He provided timely guidance in a positive and encouraging manner all while quietly ensuring our safety. Explanations were concise and clear. I was impressed and pleased with the course....More

Thank Matt L
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thank you Matt for your kind review. I am so glad that you enjoyed the ice climbing course and the style of your guide Larry as well. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We did a one day trip to Johnston canyon for ice climbing with Takeshi, and it was awesome. Even though it was colder than usual, he did everything he could to keep us comfortable and having fun. Was worth every penny - what a great...More

Thank Caroline S
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Yamnuska Mtn A, Public Relations Manager at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hi Caroline, I am so glad that you enjoyed your ice climbing experience in Johntson Canyon recently. Takeshi is truly a wonderful guide and our guides always do their best to keep guests comfortable during this exhilarating sport and experience. We hope you can join...More

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Hi Jim, I have looked through all of our records and cannot locate any evidence of your review. If you could please try to post it again that would be wonderful. Thank you. Yamnuska Mountain Adventures
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