Canmore Stories Archive

Yamnuska Mountain Adventures

Located in Canmore, Alberta at the Banff National Park gates, we are a premier provider of mountaineering, ice climbing, rock climbing, backcountry skiing, avalanche training and trekking experiences in the Canadian Rockies.

2 years ago
3 minute read

The Obvious (and not so obvious reasons) for taking an Avalanche Safety Training Course

There are numerous reasons why winter recreationalists should take an avalanche course. These reasons range from the obvious to the not so obvious and this article will explore some of the less obvious. The obvious reasons are well promoted, advertised, and proven but for the sake of making sure the good word is spread, those obvious reasons will be addressed first.

3 years ago
3 minute read

Mountain Climbing Training

A common question we get asked throughout the year is “what type of mountain climbing training participants can do in preparation for a trip or a course”. There is no easy answer to that question but we will attempt to offer the following guidance in a general sense. Intermediate and Advanced trips and mountaineering courses will have higher fitness requirements.

3 years ago
2 minute read

Adventure awaits in the Canadian Rockies!

Whether a trip to the Canadian Rockies is a once in a lifetime trip or a regular weekend getaway, the best way to experience it is with a mountain adventure.