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Intermediate and Advanced Programs


After you develop your base level of mountaineering skills, we have an endless number of possibilities for you to further build skills or test yourself on more challenging mountaineering objectives.  Whether on one of our scheduled programs or with a private guide, our experience in delivering intermediate and advanced itineraries is unmatched in the Rockies.  Planning a foreign trip but want a trusted Yamnuska guide as your climbing partner?  No problem.  Our guides have experience climbing on all continents and we can take care of all the logistics.

Click on our programs below to find the right one for you.

Yoho Peaks - 4-days of intermediate mountaineering in Yoho National Park. Ideal progression from Snow & Ice and Intro courses.

Intro to Alpine Ice at the Columbia Icefields - 4-days of technical training on steep snow and ice.  This is great training for Mt Robson or other technical objectives.

Bugaboos Granite - 5 days of climbing and instruction on famous alpine rock in the Bugaboos.

Lake Louise Classics - Climb the classic peaks that early mountainers first explored in Canada.  We have a 3 day and a 6 day option.

Mount Athabasca Ascents - Although great for beginners, there are several more technical routes on this classic peak.

Mount Assiniboine Ascents - The Matterhorn of the Rockies is a must climb for any experienced mountaineer.

Bugaboo Ascents - We do private and custom adventures for the many famous spires.

Mount Robson - As the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, The King is the ultimate Rockies mountaineering objective.

Private Guiding & Instruction - We customize itineraries to meet your climbing or training objectives anywhere in the world.