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Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

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At Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures we pride ourselves on being the premier Mountain Adventure company owned and operated by a fully certified Mountain Guide. Offering carefully crafted mountain courses including avalanche safety and rock...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Canmore, Alberta V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 855-938-9242
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had our very first multi-pitch rock climbing experience with our amazing guide, Phil. Phil took us to Rundle Mountain to do a 5.5 rated route called Rundle Horn. The route was fairly easy, but after 6 hours of climbing and repelling...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

The course covers all essential rock rescue skills, plus some nice tips and tricks to just make things easier! A bit expensive for just one day, but the instructor, Phil, was attentive and very well versed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gavin D
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Last weekend I took MSAA's introduction to trad course with their ACMG guide Phil. We met early at Canmore and made our way to Wasootch slabs for a day of skills. I was brand new to trad climbing, and was looking to get comfortable leading...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TylerN198
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My family hired Phil Wilhelm to learn to rock climb. We had an incredible time. He did a great job working with my teenage son and daughter as well as my husband and me. He was always teaching and guiding us which allowed us to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I would like to take the opportunity to express my thanks to Scott McKay and cloud nine guides on my successful guided ice climb on The Professor Falls. From the moment I engaged with my guide Scott, I found him extremely helpful, informative and professional....More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Great activity even in the pouring rain with winds pushing us around!!! It was breathtaking, serene and serial. Our guide Teresa was so calm, encouraging, enthusiastic and just a lot of fun!!

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Via Ferrata is an incredible adventure. I have lived in Whistler for 10 years and had never experienced this tour. I finally got out and to be honest I was absolutely terrified. Lucky for me our guide Brad was amazing. He had a fantastic attitude...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Recently completed the 6-day Mountain Super Course out of Canmore/Lake Louise. There were some miscommunications and delays with other participants and their rental gear. Some days seemed disorganized and slow with a substantial portion of the day spent driving or hanging around. We didn't cover...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Just finished my "Intro to outdoor rock climbing" course today, and it was an awesome experience! Coming into it, I had no experience with regards to outdoor climbing, so this course was the perfect gateway into it, as I got to learn all the components...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 21 September 2014

I did the intro to ice climbing course last December (unfortunately I didn't get around to writing a review then, but as I plan my next trip thought I'd share the love). I previously completed an intro to rock so you can imagine my satisfaction...More

Date of experience: December 2013
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