After you develop a 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 Canadian 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 – This guided mountaineering trip is 4 days of intermediate mountaineering in Yoho National Park. Yoho Peaks makes an ideal progression from Snow & Ice long weekend and Intro Mountaineering courses.
Intro to Alpine Rock in the Bugaboos – This 6 day program has been designed for people with basic mountaineering and rock climbing skills who would like to progress towards climbing more challenging alpine rock objectives.
Intro to Alpine Ice at the Columbia Icefields – This course is 4 days of technical training on steep snow and ice and is great training for Mt Robson or other technical objectives.
Bugaboos Granite – 5 days of guided climbing and instruction on world class alpine rock in the Bugaboos.
Lake Louise Classics – Climb the classic peaks that early mountaineers first explored in Canada. We have a 3 day and a 6 day option climbing 11,000 ft peaks.
Chamonix with Barry Blanchard – Birthplace of western mountaineering and the base camp for the Barry Blanchard Climbing Classics.
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.