The minimum group size for a tour to run is six people.
Cost is $500 per person plus GST.
- Two guided, non-technical climbs up mountains located close to Canmore, such as Mt Yamnuska, Heart Mountain Traverse, Grotto, Windtower and Mt Rundle.
- Two nights lodging at the Alpine Club of Canada Clubhouse.
- Transport to and from Edmonton.
Day trips may be available on request, contact us to find out more.
Laurie Skreslet became the first Canadian to summit Mount Everest in the October of 1982. He has been a professional mountaineer for over three decades, and has significant experience in the North American Rockies, the Andes and the Himalayas. He has led expeditions since 1971, and was an instructor with the Colorado and Canadian Outward Bound Mountain Schools for nine years. Laurie was certified as an ACMG mountain guide in 1981. His inspirational leadership style, competency and unique philosophy will render a mountain experience like no other. Laurie, through many years of experience, has developed an approach to climbing that has produced safe, successful and satisfying results for his clients.
Born and raised in Alberta, he enjoys a successful career as a much sought after motivational speaker, and has delivered over 1500 presentations throughout the world. He is the author of the bestselling book for children 'To the Top of Everest'. Laurie has returned to Everest five times since 1982, most recently as a mountain guide for the 2006 British Military West Ridge Expedition.
Mountain Climbing, Hiking
Climbing Aconcagua with Laurie Skreslet
Every Christmas Laurie Guides groups up the highest Mountain in South America, Mt Aconcagua. At nearly 7000m above sea level it will be an epic but worthwhile challenge, and an experience of a lifetime. Contact us for more information. We can introduce you to Laurie and transport you to the necessary training hikes he runs prior to the big expedition.