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
Are you ready to take your next step in hiking and go overnight backpacking? 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, use a map and compass, make your own maps, and use modern day technology. This course is hands on, 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 health care professionals and is recognized around the world.

We offer Wilderness First Aid, 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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"Wow!!! Just spent two days with Uplift Adventures camping in the backcountry! Heather and Lisa's extensive knowledge of the backcountry was phenomenal! I learned SO much about safety, best practice, hiking tips and more. Heather was a nature guidebook pointing out flowers, terrain, trees, animal prints, etc. Never was a question unanswered! It was an amazing experience! I highly recommend Uplift Adventures! If you are planning a trip in Crowsnest TAKE Heather!!!"

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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 into 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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Intro into Outdoor Climbing

Special courses for different age groups.

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Navigation Courses

Choose a map and compass course or a tech course, or both!

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