Alberta Wilderness Courses

"Take a course in good water and air;
and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you." - John Muir

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Intro to Backpacking
We joke that everyone needs some time in nature and we call this the wood life. Our accredited guides will take you through how to make your overnight backpacking trips enjoyable and safe. Learn more about backpacking courses.

Navigation Courses
We offer navigation courses to teach you how to map read and use a map and compass. This course is all hands out, so pack your bag and get ready to go. Learn more about navigation courses.

Wilderness First Aid
For these medical courses, we partner with Wilderness Medical Associates. WMA has set the standard in wilderness medicine for over 30 years. Their thought-provoking curriculum is updated by a group of healthcare professionals and is recognized around the world.

We offer Wilderness Advanced First Aid, First Responder, Bridge courses and recertifications. Learn more about wilderness first aid courses.

Private bookings are available upon request.
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Night showshoeing
"I not only learned snowshoeing techniques, but was educated in winter hazards, navigation, wildlife and plant life. Not only was it fun but it was educational and gave me a greater sense of confidence in the winter wilderness."
Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

Our Wilderness Courses

Uplift Adventures wants to be your go-to outdoor center in the South Canadian Rockies. We are expanding our offerings as we find the right people to join our team to provide you with a high-quality learning experience.

Want to try, but don't have the gear?
We rent gear for all our activities, look for the gear rental add-ons in your checkout, or find out more about rental gear here!

Intro to Backpacking

Go to the next level by overnight backpacking.

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Wilderness First Aid Courses

Including: WAFA, WFR, Bridge Course, and Recertifications

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Navigation & GPS

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