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Address: 166b Katoomba Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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+61 2 4782 2014
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08:30 - 05:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 05:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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As Australia's longest established, most experienced climbing school and...

As Australia's longest established, most experienced climbing school and guiding service, ASM are proud to host an elite group of nationally and internationally qualified mountain guides, climbing instructors and canyon leaders. Our dedicated & professional team is totally committed to providing you with a safe, inspiring and truly memorable mountain adventure. ASM is based in the Blue Mountains, which is one of the world's most outstanding wilderness areas containing thousands of square kilometres of rainforest, canyons, plateaus and towering sandstone crags. If you want to experience the mountains from a totally new perspective ASM will help you do it! The Australian School of Mountaineering offers a vast range of the finest guided alpine adventures, tours and technical courses. So if it's Abseiling, Rockclimbing, Canyoning or Mountaineering, then ASM have an awesome outdoor adventure waiting for you!

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Day canyoning tour

We have never done canyoning before. We found this exhilarating and physically challenging . But we were rewarded with fantastic opportunities to see and experience canyons that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have never done canyoning before. We found this exhilarating and physically challenging . But we were rewarded with fantastic opportunities to see and experience canyons that you don't see otherwise. Rhys our guide was ensuring our safety at all times and made it doable for us.

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the hottest day on record in Katoomba, our very knowledgeable, patient and skilled guide Brian led us through a well-structured, comprehensive and fascinating navigation curse. Great blend of theory and practice, with lots of fun trivia thrown in - and of course some stunning bush to navigate through. Highly recommended.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable and FANTASTIC guides only wish there was more time spent canyoning! Definitely would reccomend

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very exciting experience and a must do list if you are the adventurous type! the team are very patient and definitely cater to someone who has zero experience to such event

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

ASM is a great outdoor school. I did the Wilderness Navigation course with them last June, but the second day was cancelled due to a lot of rain and high winds. The BOM had issued a severe weather warning that weekend, and the first day was not very conducive for leaning either. ASM gave me the opportunity to come back... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We both had a great experience, was 10 of us in the group, with three instructors, so plenty of attention and help, great locations overseeing the Blue Mountains in the first part of the trip where we learned how to abseil, and a beautiful canyon with finishing up by abseiling the Empress falls. Would recommend anytime, will probably book another... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Empress Canyon (incl abseiling) : I sent my two grown up sons (20 and 23 yr olds) on this day trip as a birthday gift. They've been on plenty of simple bushwalks before but this was their first real go at abseiling and their first experience of canyoning. They absolutely loved it. All the details in the advertisement were accurate.... More 

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AustSchoolMtn, Manager at Australian School of Mountaineering, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Melanie! I'm sure they were stoked with such a radical birthday present - I know I would be! Great to hear everything from booking to adventure was safe and spectacular! Perhaps we'll see them again for next year's Birthdays...? Thanks again! ASM Management More 

Warrnambool, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing day! The guides were fun and we never felt unsafe. Great value for money as it's a full day! One of the best experiences we have ever had.

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AustSchoolMtn, Manager at Australian School of Mountaineering, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Emerson! ASM Management More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Abseiling down the various heights was a very thrilling experience. It was my first time so i was even nervous at the 5 metre abseil haha. The staff were very friendly and helped me through the whole experience, now i am a lot more confident with heights and have a big soft spot for the Blue Mountains scenery and very... More 

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AustSchoolMtn, Manager at Australian School of Mountaineering, responded to this review

Cheers for your review Sashe! Awesome to hear you loved every bit of this experience from cliff top to canyon bottom! Thanks for your comments about our staff - they're definitely the best in town but it's still always great to get such awesome feedback! We hope this is just the beginning of your love affair with the Blue Mountains... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the guides we had over the 4 days were awesome and in particular the guide who was there with the rock 3 group for the full course, was very patient and encouraging and obviously very skilled and knowledgeable. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend your courses to others and might well be back for more once I've put myself through my... More 

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AustSchoolMtn, Manager at Australian School of Mountaineering, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Emma! You should definitely crush some plastic in the Gym and then come back for more! A private guided Blue Mountains Climbing experience is well worth the trip! I believe the guide you mention is Rhys- Feel free to request him if you do come back- and we really hope you do! Thanks again, ASM Management More 

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