The Canadian Rockies provides endless opportunities for fun and active group activities. We have experience planning single or multi-day activities appropriate for all skill levels, ages and group sizes. Hiking trails range from easy and short to more strenuous and challenging. For more adventurous groups, rock climbing, ice climbing or backcountry skiing are incredible activities. Simply choose the option best suited to the occasion or we can help you with options. Let us plan a memorable and exciting activity for your next group event.
Our in-house food services can provide meals for your outdoor activity with our wide range of menu options to suit your needs. Gear and logisitical support can also be provided to ensure your activity runs effortlessly.
Here are a few examples of what we specialize in:
Social Gatherings, Weddings and Reunions
Planning a wedding, bachelor/ette party, birthday or a family reunion? For something really out of the ordinary, organize a fun and unique activity in the mountains that your group will never forget! We have organized activities for groups of up to a 100 people and you know that when Canadian Rockies Hiking by Yamnuska is involved, safety and fun are our top priorities. We offer a variety of activities from which you can choose. No experience? No problem! That’s where we come in. Our programs are suitable for all ability levels.
School and Youth Groups
The outdoor classroom provides a great learning venue for students of all ages. For more than 15 years we have inspired and challenged youth with an array of experiences that combine both fun and education. Our certified and knowledgeable staff build confidence and teach skills that last a lifetime. At Canadian Rockies Hiking by Yamnuska, we provide adventures that encourage kids to discover their passion for the outdoors and respect for our environment.
Your employees are the best assets you have. Whether you are a large corporation or a small family business, our outdoor adventures provide the ideal environment for team building opportunities or to simply reward your employees in a unique and fun setting. Hiking and climbing activities allow groups to improve their communication and team skills. These activities encourage employees to develop trust in one another and to help them understand the benefits of open communication. Our outdoor activities will help your employees get to know their colleagues beyond the workplace.
Canadian Rockies Hiking by Yamnuska has years of experience in process improvement, risk management, decision making and team building in the mountains. Let us share these stories with your business team to add an inspiring and very different perspective. We can take your team out for a mountain based activity or our experienced staff can run one of our fun and insightful activities in your conference room. Either way, we know this will be a highlight of your corporate event.
Duke of Edinburgh Award
Adventurous Journey Opportunities are available from Bronze through to Gold Level. We offer scheduled programs throughout the year or call us to organize your customized expedition.
Military and Law Enforcement
We are a skills and adventure training provider for military and law enforcement organizations around the world. The Canadian Rockies offer a full range of conditions and terrain suitable for all training requirements. Law enforcement agencies that train officers and first responders for missions in hazardous or remote terrain choose Yamnuska for our world class reputation, unmatched risk management policies, and our highly skilled and certified instructors.
Movie Production, Filming and Photography
Our experience running safety, site management and location services in the mountain environment is unmatched in the Canadian Rockies. From feature films to magazine, corporate or television commercial shoots our team has professionally delivered all types of scouting and site specific services. Call us for a portfolio of projects and credits (1.866.678.4164).
We offer private guiding and custom adventures in:
• Hiking, trekking or backpacking
• Rock Climbing
• Mountaineering (including global expeditions)
• Backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering
• Ice climbing
• Avalanche training
• Wilderness first aid
• Skill specific training (fall protection for industry and film)