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Why Choose Pinnacle Pursuits?

No other company in the world provides the combination of education, creativity, adventure and fun that Pinnacle Pursuits offers.

A day of our facilitated interactive activities will teach you more about team-building, leadership, yourself, and each other than any lecture ever could. The results of this learning are transferrable, visible, and long lasting, a point to which many of our past clients can testify.

tick Customizable programs tick Top-notch facilitation and quality instruction
tick Transferrable experiences and lessons tick Highly skilled and experienced staff team
tick Strong safety reputation and track record tick TOTALLY FUN!

The Pinnacle team consists of highly educated, experienced, and skilled leaders, consultants, coaches and facilitators. We have experts in experiential learning, leadership development, health and recreation, outdoor education, risk management, event planning and group facilitation. This world-class team enables peak performance and peak success for both ourselves and our clients!

Pinnacle Pursuits programs are extremely customizable, strategically taking into account each client’s individual needs and goals, and providing them with a set of activities specifically designed to meet them. Our programs can be individual events that last several hours, full days consisting of multiple activities, multi-day retreats that involve constant learning and adventure, or ongoing contracts with new events and adventures occurring periodically! These adventures are entirely portable, and can take place wherever best suits your needs. 

Risk Management and Optimum Participation

Prevention is a key aspect of risk management. Since 1997, Pinnacle Pursuits has worked in all types of outdoor and indoor settings as well as a variety of unique venues as part of programming for youth and adults all over the world. Part of our reputation has been built on our impeccable track record of safety and therefore we are committed to ensuring that our programming follows strict risk management standards and protocol. We focus on three key areas of safety: physical, emotional and social safety. Our approach is strength-based to ensure that all areas of safety are optimized.

As with all Pinnacle Pursuits programs, we promote optimal participation, which is facilitated by encouraging each individual to participate at their personal best. It is our goal to provide meaningful challenges to participants of all levels and abilities. 

Awards and Accolades

Pinnacle Pursuits has received many awards over the years. Some of the more prominent ones include:

2012 – “Spirit of Vancouver: Community Event of the Year,” Finalist – Vancouver Board of Trade

2011 – “Most Innovative Team-Building Company of the Year: Mother of Re-Invention” – Northwest Meetings & Events

2010 – “Team-Building Company Profile of the Year” - Globe and Mail, Special Edition

2008 – “BIV Top 40 under 40”– Top Business Award for CEO’s in BC, Business in Vancouver     

2008 – “Experiential Organization of the Year” – Association of Experiential Education

2007 – “Experiential Educator of the Year: Jonathan Willcocks” – Association of Experiential Education

2006 – “Top YPO Resource of the Year” – YPO Western Canada Education Committee

2005 – “Top YPO International Event” – Vancouver to Banff Family Adventure

2000 & 2005 – “Largest Youth & Family Event on a Cruise Ship” – Global Events

Professional Organizations & Active Memberships

We belong to many professional associations that help keep us actively involved in our professional community and industry. These include:

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    "When it comes to innovative Team Building Events, Pinnacle Pursuits was the best we have ever worked with. They truly listened to our needs and were able to customize our event to fit our specific vision...Moments from the event are still referenced by the team on a daily basis. Highly recommended!"

    - Dave Taylor, Leadership Development & Events Lead, Lululemon Athetica


    "Any organization or group that uses their talents will see immediate results."

    - James Olson; Specialist, Employee Development, Coast Capital Savings

  • "It was just short of phenomenal. A combination of mental and physical skills, heavily sprinkled with team building...the fun and celebration factor was 9.9 out of was our best YPO (member-only) retreat in 12 years!"

    - Marc Bombenon, President; PDL Mobility, YPO Member

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