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Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures: Tours & Tickets

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Come on an adventure with us! In the summer, the Via Ferrata is our most popular and exciting tour! Or try a glacier tour, rock climbing, hiking, camping, or a mountaineering trip. In the winter, we do guided backcountry ski and snowboard tours...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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207B-4368 Main St | Market Pavilion, Whistler Town Plaza, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time with our guide April, who's so knowledgeable and entertaining. I took some tours in the past in Alaska, but it was the best for me and I totally recommend this tour to everyone including beginners. We could start from the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank mifmy
Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you for the lovely review, we're so glad you had such a great time with April on the Glacier Ascent. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend did the morning tour and we were just the two of us with our guide named Marcus. It was the first time for us and we enjoyed a lot! Our guide was really patient and make us comfortable, he was competent...More

Thank anandaray
Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Glad you had such a good time with Marcus, we will pass on your kind words to him.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did the Via Ferrata tour today. It just snowed on the mountains a few days ago so it added a whole new element to the experience. You hike from the Peak2Peak gondola base over to the mountain where the via Ferrata...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KAJ892017
Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi! Thanks so much for the wonderful review, we're glad you enjoyed the tour (and the snow!). We look forward to seeing you in the future for more adventures!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I did the Via Ferrata Tour in the middle of September. Although we didn't sign up for a private, no one else was on the tour with us which made it less intimidating. The office was amazing with all of my questions...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lindsey A
Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lindsey, Thank you so much for your feedback, we really do appreciate it. Well done for fighting your fear of heights to have an amazing adventure! I'm sorry you had a less than stellar experience with our guide, I assure you that is not...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I booked a trip with MSAA with the goal of learning how to transition from lead climbing in the gym to leading outdoors. Marcus was our guide and we couldn't have asked for a better one! He reached out the night before...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kirsten M
Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Kirsten, Thank you so much for the feedback, we really appreciate it! I'm glad you had an awesome time with Marcus and we will pass on your praise! Kat

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have spent 2,5 weeks in Whistler and have done five tours with the MSAA, Mountain Skills Academy Adventures. Whistler Peak Challenge First we did the ”Whistler Peak Challenge”. It is an exciting guided alpine adventure to the Peak of Whistler Mountain; a tour that...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tourah
Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Toura! It was a pleasure to meet you and your husband, and we're so glad you enjoyed all of your experiences in spite of the changing weather. We are so happy we were able to get you out on so many adventures, and we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide April knew the trail and its hazards, she was the only one who had phone service if we needed it and she did all the driving from and back to the Village (much appreciated after a tiring day). MSA made it easy to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for leaving a review, we really appreciate all feedback. I will pass on your kind words to April.

Reviewed 12 September 2019 via mobile

This was such a fantastic tour. Although it was a cloudy day on the mountain, it did not spoil this adventure. Jeremy, my guide, was great. He explained things really well and made it a very enjoyable experience. This was my first ever glacier ascent...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jacqui P
Mountain_Skills, Owner at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2019

Hi! Thank you for leaving a review, we really appreciate any and all feedback. I will pass it on to Jeremy as well!

Reviewed 11 September 2019

I had an awesome time on this trip. My guide Maya was great. Even tho it was a cloudy day it was a great experience.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank vicki c
Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2019

Hi! Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate it! I will pass your kind words on to Maya.

Reviewed 9 September 2019

My friends are from Vancouver and booked a Via Ferrata tour with MSAA. The experience was an adrenaline rush and forced us to challenge ourselves. Our guide Andrew made sure we were not only well informed with technique and safety procedures but passed on a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mperry9
Mountain_Skills, Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2019

Thank you so much for your review! We will pass on your kind words to Andrew.

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Nadia B
22 July 2019|
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Response from Mtn_Skills_Academy | Property representative |
Hi Thanks for getting in touch! Yes we can provide the peak to peak gondola tickets. It's the same price as the window price at Whistler Blackcomb ($69 adults, $62 youths, $62 seniors, $35 children). If you book a morning... More
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