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Address: 207B-4368 Main St | Market Pavilion, Whistler Town Plaza, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
Phone Number: +(1)604 938 9242
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Whistler Alpine Guides operates year-round, offering a wide variety of...

Whistler Alpine Guides operates year-round, offering a wide variety of tours, activities & courses. We specialize in providing activities such as backcountry ski/snowboard touring, mountaineering, avalanche safety courses, ice climbing, rock climbing, glacier walks & hikes, Via Ferrata, scrambling and backcountry hiking. Led by our professional and experienced guides, you will explore the beautiful mountains of the Whistler area in a brand new exciting way.

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$101*
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Whistler Via Ferrata Tour
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$85*
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Whistler Glacier Hike
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$69*
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Whistler Glacier Walk and Glissading

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Brothers Via Ferrata Climb

The Via Ferrata is an amazing climb! It's challenging but can be done by all types, you do not need to be super fit. Our guide Dan was very knowledgeable and lots of fun. I would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
lokejr
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North Vancouver, Canada
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North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Via Ferrata is an amazing climb! It's challenging but can be done by all types, you do not need to be super fit. Our guide Dan was very knowledgeable and lots of fun. I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see the Whistler Peak from a completely different perspective.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a great trip. Our guides Maya and Dan were fantastic and taught us a ton about climbing in the alpine. Both were personal and entertaining. The group was great with everyone shooting the breeze the whole way up and down. The route was great with perfect protection the whole way. You begin at round house, then hike up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Five of my friends from the UK were visiting for the week and we all agree that the Via Ferrata climb at Whistler was the highlight of the trip. The climb caters to all ability levels, with the most experienced members of the group being able to challenge themselves by climbing the rock rather than the rungs, whilst the less... More 

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Thank Paul M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Took the 3 hour Via Feratta climb and thoroughly enjoyed it - stunning views from the "top of the world" peak above Whistler mountain and great climbing. Having some climbing experience, I was worried the Via Feratta may be a little tame, but although less intense in terms of activity and strength than climbing, the route was still challenging and... More 

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Thank KateLNB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best experiences possible in Whistler if you're into mountaineering or getting into it! My sister and I had an amazing day with Klemen doing the Blackcomb Ascent and can't thank MSA enough for such a wonderful experience. We'll definitely be back to do more with MSA - and I especially can't wait for even more in the... More 

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Thank Nicola H
Belmont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and two boys (ages 9 and 12) did the Via Ferrata climb up Whistler. Both my husband and I agree, this was one of the most exhilarating things we've ever done! For those that aren't really familiar with the via ferrata (as I was not), you are basically rock-climbing Whistler with the help of iron rods placed in... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hands down a great experience and our guide, Junichi, was awesome! There were 5 people in our group and he catered so well to everyone's fitness / comfort level. We met at the base of Whistler and had access to the mountain before the general public. We got our gear and started our trek across the mountain and then the... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I tried the Via Ferrata at Sea to Sky last Friday. Our guide, Teresa, was the best -- super patient, knowledgeable, encouraging and very diligent in making sure we were all safe. And she was a great photographer too -- I love the photo she took of our family climbing together. The experience was unforgettable and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was such a fun activity and great team building experience for the staff at the Sea to Sky Adventure Company. The guide shared her knowledge of the trees along the trail as well as the surrounding Howe Sound area. The climb provided an amazing view of the surrounding mountains and Howe Sound. For all of us it was our first... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the Via Ferrata the other week with a couple of friends and I can't recommend it enough! Despite being a long term local who has explored Whistler mountain many times I was absolutely blown away by how awesome this tour was. Our guide Josh was great; super knowledgeable and made me feel really safe the whole time. Definitely one... More 

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