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2015 Boxing Week Sale

Mountain Skills Semester 2015 - A Graduate’s Perspective

Use of Ski Helmets in the Backcountry

Early Season Avalanche Courses

Barry Blanchard wins Boardman Tasker Award

Yamnuska’s new Office Manager

2015 Canada Day Sale
Starting July 1 through to July 7 book any winter 2015/2016 scheduled winter program and you will get 15% off

2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
Yamnuska awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the 2nd year in row.

Yam’s new Reservations and Admin Coordinator

Mixed Climb First Ascent
On December 22, 2014 Patrick Delaney and Takeshi Tani headed out to Opal Creek, setting their sights on some new mixed lines.

Annual Boxing Week Sale
Our Annual Boxing Week Sale has begun! Until Jan 2, our scheduled Summer 2015 programs are 15% off their regular price.

Happy Holidays

‘Days of My Youth’
Yamnuska Mountain Adventures in association with The Cardel Foundation will be hosting Red Bull Media House and MSP Films’ “Days of My Youth”

Sustainable Tourism in a Mountain Environment
Recycling council of Alberta Conference attendees were given an overview of Yamnuska's sustainable tourism strategy.

Booking System Down for an Upgrade This Weekend
Beginning Friday at 6pm our booking and reservations system will be down as it is being upgraded

Trip Reports

Chamonix aka ‘Yamonix’ with Barry Blanchard

Classic Canadian Ice Climbing - ‘Hot’ Ice

Bugaboos Alpine Rock
After attending one of Yamnuska's Intro to Alpine Rock Climbing in the Bugaboos courses, Justin, one of our guests, wrote about his experience in this blog.

Women’s Intro to Mountaineering 2015
A little rain couldn't dampen their spirits!

Bugs to Rogers Pass Ski Traverse

Youth Intro to Mountaineering 2014

Women’s Intro to Mountaineering 2014

Summer Semester 2014

Mt Aberdeen Ascent

First Intro to Mountaineering of 2014
Successful first Intro to Mountaineering of the season!

Multipitch Ice Climbing with Yamnuska
A long time client of Yamnuska recently went out for a day of ice climbing with us. Here's what he had to say...

Changing Conditions in the Mountains
The interesting thing about the mountains is the continual changing of conditions. We aren’t having a boring winter by any stretch of the imagination.

Early Winter Season Report
It’s been a busy start to the winter here at Yamnuska with lots of programs on the go.

2013 Youth Intro to Mountaineering
Check out this video from one of the students on our Youth Intro to Mountaineering

Tunnel Mountain Rock Climbing
Outclimb the rain on 'Ballista', Tunnel Mountain

Gear Reviews

SPOT Gen 3 Review

Patagonia’s Mixed Guide Hoody Review
Yamnuska reviews Patagonia's Mixed Guide Hoody

Mountain Hardware Trango 4 Tent
Our 2011 spring semester students are the guinea pigs for our newest addition in the gear room – Mountain Hardware Trango 4 tents.

Scarpa Omega Boot
What does Yamnuska need from a mountain boot? Comfort, warmth, durability and reliability are the top ranking requirements.

Annual Gear and Equipment Sale
It’s that time of year at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures where we are looking at our equipment needs for this winter and next summer.

Gear Locker: Outdoor Research Ferrosi Hoody
Ok, I’ll admit it. My Closet is filled with soft shells and Gore-tex jackets. As a matter of fact, too many choices, but I am realizing that the jacket I reach for the most is my Ferrosi Hoody made by the folks at Outdoor Research.

Petzl Corax Harness
Recently we were tasked with choosing a harness that was state of the art and would fit most of our uses at Yamnuska Mountain Adventures – guided rock climbing, ice climbing and general mountaineering in the Canadian Rockies.

Yamnuska Gear Reviews
As Canada’s leading provider of guided mountain adventures and a trainer to military organizations around the world, we are constantly asked by our guests for opinions on gear.