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Yamnuska Mountain Adventures

Address: 200, 50 Lincoln Park, Canmore, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-678-9404
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature & wildlife tours, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: We are Canada's premier mountain school and mountain guiding company. located in Canmore, Alberta...
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Type: Nature & wildlife tours, Sightseeing Tours, Outdoor Activities
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 am
Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The half-day ice-climbing session was easily one of THE best elements of my trip to Banff this week. Jesse is not only incredibly experienced and friendly, but also made us feel in very safe hands. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this to others - our only regret is not booking in for a whole day! Thanks again to the great... More 

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Regina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I recently took an AST Level 1 course through Yam, and it completely exceeded my expectations! The guides were incredibly knowledgeable and personable, and made the whole experience really enjoyable. I took the course to start matching up my knowledge to my riding and it was well worth it. There was so many tidbits of information that I picked up... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I hired a guide from Yamnuska for a day of ice climbing. Yamnuska guides know the best places to climb and are fully up to date on conditions in various ice climbing areas. The climb was tailored to my experience and abilities. Yamnuska provides a complete list of the gear you need as well they provide the group gear and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Spent half day ice climbing with Yamnuska Mountain Adventure. Our guide Jessie was very knowledgable and we had awesome day ! Aleks

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Had a great time and learned a lot about avalanche risks. I would strongly recommend this course to anyone who wants to get out into the backcountry during the winter months.

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Edmonton Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

AST 1 Course- Canmore/Bow Summit This was my first Yamnuska experience and I will be back for more. Be forewarned Yamnuska is expensive but I absolutely assure you, they are well worth it. Yamnsuka's guides and instructors are evidently some of the industries best and it was really evident both days of the AST course that was held Dec 6... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Amazing course, worth every penny. Wish I would have done this 30 years ago. I came into this course with very little climbing experience and left with a confidence to tackle appropriate climbing objectives SAFELY. Our guide provided an outstanding experience starting with basics and progressing at the correct pace to higher levels of complexity. There was ample time to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This course was excellent. I recommend it to anyone who wants to try outdoor rock climbing. The guide gave clear instruction on the skills needed to climb safely and confidently and then allowed ample time for practicing the skills on crags in some beautiful settings including Lake Louise. Just the right mix of instruction and climbing practice. The optional third... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was an excellent trip even though we did not get to the Abbott Pass hut because of dangerous conditions. They lined up alternative accommodations and climbs quickly, and were extremely well organized. The guides did a completely fantastic job in everything they did, but the climb to the Neil Colgan hut and the climb of Mt Fay was especially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

With very little indoor climbing experience I was a little nervous heading into this program. However, having done a few programs with Yamnuska in the past I was expecting to have a knowledgable and friendly guide to help me along, and I was NOT disappointed. Our guide made me feel safe at all times, provided good information and safety techniques,... More 

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