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Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours

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Address: 200-50 Lincoln Pk, Canmore, Alberta T1W 3E9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-678-9404
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 am
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We are Canada's premier mountain school and mountain guiding company....

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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Snow & Ice Long Weekend

Stuff they don't tell you in the guidebook: 1) You are going to have fun on this course, whether you want to or not (just read all the reviews)!!! 2) In our group of 10 for this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Doug S
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stuff they don't tell you in the guidebook: 1) You are going to have fun on this course, whether you want to or not (just read all the reviews)!!! 2) In our group of 10 for this course there were ladies & men, ages 20-70. All were in good shape and had hiking experience or more. 3) Yamnuska provided excellent... More 

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

Glad you had such a good time on the Snow & Ice Long Weekend. It's amazing that you can learn so much while having such a great time and meeting great people. I hope we'll see you out again. Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently took the intro to Mountaineering course through Yam and was thoroughly impressed. This is an excellent course for anyone who is looking to get into mountaineering safely and with professional coaching. The equipment is top notch, the supplied food is great and all the logistics is well organized. Our Guide “Grant Meekins” was terrific, he was exceptionally skilled... More 

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. The Intro to Mountaineering is one of our most popular programs and for good reason. It is an excellent way to learn the skills required of alpine climbing and glacier travel and safety. Grant has been a key member of our guiding team for many years and his skill, knowledge and love... More 

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I recently completed the Jasper trip with Daire as the hike leader. The trip is not easy, covering ~80km-~90km over 4 nights and 5 days, but every step is worth it for the stunning glacial lakes, wooded forest and high alpine vistas. This was our second trip with Yamnuska and it reaffirmed the company's professionalism and commitment... More 

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

Congratulations on completing this stunning yet challenging backpacking trip thru Jasper National Park. Thank you for joining us for your 2nd trip, we appreciate your loyalty and we are so glad that you enjoyed the professionalism and company of Daire. He is an excellent guide and outstanding member of our team. Thank you again for your patronage and taking the... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Boyfriend and I took the two-day Learn to Lead course mid-August of 2016 and had a fantastic experience. The guide was knowledgeable, encouraging, and a ton of fun. I certainly learned a ton, completed my first outdoor lead climb, and loved every minute of it. We also registered for the Plus Day on the Monday after our course and couldn't... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your course with us and congratulations on completing your first outdoor lead climb. So glad that you enjoyed the Learn to lead course and came away with new skills and confidence all while having a great time. Enjoy the rest of your summer climbing with your new skills and we look forward... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In June I attended the six day Intro to Mountaineering course on the Wapta Icefield with team Yamnuska and it was an unforgettable experience! Our three amazing instructor/guides - James Blench, Richard Howes and Darren Vonk - provided top notch instruction during the week. They are the real deal - mountaineering professionals who love what they do and truly enjoy... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your trip with us on the Wapta Icefields recently. We are so glad that you enjoyed yourself and learned so much....and you are right, our certified guides truly do enjoy what they do and imparting their love of the mountains with all of our guests. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four took a beginner rock climbing tour with Kevin during our visit to Banff this summer. Kevin was knowledgeable, well-prepared and accommodating! He encouraged us first-timers to go further than we had believed we could and shared with us his knowledge and enthusiasm about outdoor climbing. We had so much fun with him and would love to... More 

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

I'm so glad that you enjoyed yourselves rock climbing with Kevin. It really is a fun and exciting family activity. It is surprising how well you can do with a little extra knowledge and encouragement. We hope to see you all again next summer. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family had the pleasure of taking a private version of the snow & ice long weekend. Our guide, Richard, was fabulous, incredibly knowledgable and patient. We had the thrill of three days of training and ice climbing up a glacier with our 14 year old son. RIchard and Yamnuska exceeded our expectations. We are already dreaming for next summer....

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

Dear LeAnn, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience with Yamnuska Mountain Adventures. I'm so glad that you and your family enjoyed this mountaineering program with Richard recently. He is a wonderful guide and storyteller, always a hit with the kids and adults alike. We would be happy to help you organize another adventure for... More 

Oakville, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it was our first 11,000 peak and we cannot say enough about the professional guide that was leading our scramble . Safety came first and making sure everyone was comfortable in every situation that we encountered. He was extremely knowlegable and experience and I would hike, climb and scramble any time with him.

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

Thank you John for your review. We are very proud of our guides and the excellent programs that they deliver. Their love of the mountains is evident every time they share an adventure with a guest. We hope to see you again. More 

Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Besides having a great time and summiting. From the very first moment I enquired about a private climb, they were responsive, courteous, accommodating and knowledgeable. On day one the guide was on time to look at our gear and explain the process. The food provided was great. We felt as safe as you possibly can on a Mountaineering trip. Never... More 

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

We are so glad that you enjoyed your climbing trip in the Bugaboos with us recently. We pride ourselves on having knowledgeable and courteous office staff as well as guides that provide an environment of safety. Glad you enjoyed the meals provided as well. They can certainly make or break a trip. Hope you can join us again in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 13 year old was looking for something beyond just a beginner climb - Kevin gave her a great half day of instruction - by the end she was doing things she never tried before. Great job!

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

I'm so glad that your teen had a successful day of climbing. It is so much fun to see kids thrive in the outdoors. Keep up the momentum and we hope to see you again. More 

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