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Yamnuska Mountain Adventures - Day Tours

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Address: 200, 50 Lincoln Park, Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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+1 403-678-9404
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Mon - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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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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Avalanche Skills Training level 2

I was one of a group of 8 students participating in a 4 day level 2 Avalanche Skills course. It was a great experience, well organized with an excellent instructor. We skied in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Quesnel, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was one of a group of 8 students participating in a 4 day level 2 Avalanche Skills course. It was a great experience, well organized with an excellent instructor. We skied in to some very interesting places and learned a lot about route finding, group management and analysis of avalanche terrain. We spent one day in the classroom and... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing our AST 2 course that you participated in recently. We're so glad that you learned a lot and were able to gain so much knowledge from the instruction. It is such an important course for anyone heading into the backcountry. Please let us know if we can help in any other of your mountain safety or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We cannot say enough positive things about this great experience. Our family (2 adults and three kids ages 19, 18 and 12) signed up for the family introduction to ice climbing-a half day adventure. Jean, our guide, was completely professional and walked us through everything step by step from reading through the waiver and sizing equipment to packing up equipment... 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 your positive review. I'm so happy that you and your family enjoyed ice climbing with Jean recently. Sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm for mountain activities is so rewarding for the guides. We hope you are able to join us again for a full day trip. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and 6 other students took a day long excursion with Yamnuska to ice climb at Haffner Creek during our study abroad program in Banff. It was one of the most incredible experiences of my life and so rewarding. Darren, our guide, was AMAZING and really made the experience great for us. He was so helpful and encouraging and an... More 

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

Thank you Cristina for your great review. I'm so glad that you and your friends had such an awesome time ice climbing with Darren recently. Yamnuska's guides truly love what they do and love sharing their knowledge and love of the mountains with others. We hope you can join us again for another adventure in the near future. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're the sort of person who's ever thought, what can I do on my holidays? I know I'll climb up a frozen waterfall - this is the tour for you! It is probably not suitable for people who aren't fairly active, it's quite strenuous. It is completely worth it though, it's an incredible experience! Our guide was very friendly,... 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 your review of our ice climbing program and we are so glad that you enjoyed yourselves. We often hear that from guests trying our ice climbing for the first time...they may be intimidated by it at first but by the end it definitely becomes the highlight of their vacation. We hope you make it out... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an incredible experience with the AST-1 class with Yamnuska. The course provides you with the introductory tools that allow you to begin to responsibly travel through avalanche terrain. The two days were well-organized, and you definitely get the sense that Yamnuska has it together when it comes to the AST curriculum and backcountry travel. Our guide, Darcy, was the... More 

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

Thank you for your review of the AST 1 course you recently took with us. We're so glad that you enjoyed yourself and learned so much from Darcy during the 2-day course and the great plus day. We hope to see you back again to further your training. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and I booked this through Banff Adventures and it was definitely an experience to remember. Transport to Canmore is not included in the booking (extra $75 but worth it). My boyfriend is an avid rock climber at home and he has always wanted to try ice climbing. I, on the other hand, was pretty scared of it. Our... More 

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

So glad that you and your boyfriend enjoyed ice climbing with us recently. Larry is an excellent guide, as are all of our certified guides. It's great that you were able to overcome your fears and enjoy the thrill of trying something new. We hope you can join us again for another adventure. More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a fabulous tour company. I did a one week Canadian Rockies hike. The hikes progressively increased in difficulty, so by the last day, everyone could handle a tougher hike. The trails were well maintained and our guide was extremely knowledgeable. He took us to beautiful locations and did his best to accommodate everyone and ensure that you had... 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 your review of our Canadian Rockies Hiking Tour. I am so glad that you enjoyed the hikes as well as appreciating the knowledge of our guides. Thank you also for your feedback regarding the hotel in Lake Louise. As you mention, hotels in Lake Louise are somewhat limited but we have been in discussion recently... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Epic trip. Outstanding scenery and a great mix of day hiking (3 days) and 2 days of backpacking out. Nice bonus was helicopter to get to Lake Magog quicker. There were 6 of us including 1 guide on the July 17-21st trip. Great food prepared by guide (Daire) and very patient with us as we obviously wanted to take a... 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 taking the time to review your recent trip to Mt Assiniboine. I am so glad that you enjoyed yourself and the scenery and that your guide was provided you with excellent meals and time to capture the memories of this stunning area. We hope you will join us again in the future. More 

Banff, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

3 friends and I recently had a guided private day to practise crevasse rescue skills. We had such a blast! Our guide, Jesse Demontigny, was extremely professional, knowledgeable and friendly. He catered the curriculum specifically to our needs and abilities, and he explained and demonstrated concepts tangibly and thoroughly. The day was well-organized as we supplemented our own gear with... 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 your review. I am so glad that your private crevasse rescue program was so successful. Jesse is an excellent guide and mentor and a great asset to the company. Our private programs are an excellent way for groups and individuals to create a curriculum specific to your needs. We hope the skills you took away... More 

Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I took the 5-day moderate backpacking trip to Mount Assiniboine, which I had wanted to see for a long time. We had the best international 7-person group ever, and two guides. Both guides were very professional and super-fun. The food was provided by Yamnuska, and it was good! We eventually spent 3 days at Lake Magog instead of the original... 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 backpacking trip to Mt Assiniboine. This UNESCO World heritage site is stunning and allows for multiple day hiking options. Add to that an interesting group of guests and it makes for an unforgettable trip. We hope you can join us again. More 

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