Mt. Rainier (January - April)
Expedition Skills Seminar - Winter
Make an attempt of Mt. Rainier, building important mountaineering skills and experience by managing the challenges of the mountain in a winter environment.
Intro to Ski Touring
Introduces the foundational skills of safe backcountry skiing techniques in order to gain the knowledge and experience to venture safely beyond the ski area boundaries.
Intro to Ski Mountaineering
Combine your backcountry ski touring experience with the mountaineering skills needed to approach skiing in big mountain terrain.
Alaska Mountaineering Seminar - Expedition
Starting from McKinley's Base Camp, this comprehensive mountaineering seminar focuses on teaching the skills and techniques of expedition climbing, preparing climbers for a future Denali climb.
Alaska Mountaineering Seminar - Alpine
For those aspiring to climbs in the Alps, Washington Cascades or Rocky Mountains, this comprehensive mountaineering seminar focuses on teaching the skills and techniques of alpine climbing and preparing climbers for leading their own alpine adventures.
Mt. Rainier Seminars (May - October)
Expedition Skills Seminar - Muir
Spend your work week at 10,000' on Mt. Rainier, learning and practicing essential mountaineering skills in preparation for a summit bid and gaining important experience for future climbs.
Expedition Skills Seminar - Emmons
Establish a solid foundation of mountaineering skills and prepare for bigger peaks on this expedition style climb that ascends Mt. Rainier's largest glacier.
Expedition Skills Seminar - Kautz
A more technical expedition style climb of Mt. Rainier, focusing on building foundational mountaineering skills and techniques and preparing climbers for future expeditions.
Expedition Skills Seminar - Paradise
An expedition style ascent of Mt. Rainier's Paradise Glacier, teaching foundational mountaineering skills before making a summit attempt on Rainier's classic Disappointment Cleaver Route.
Mt. Rainier Schools (May - October)
Learn how to travel efficiently and safely in the mountains in this introduction to alpine mountaineering techniques.
Become skilled in crevasse rescue, learning the techniques needed to travel safely in glacial terrain.
Expedition Skills Seminar - Peru
Climb in the peaks of Peru's Cordillera Blanca while establishing a solid foundation of mountaineering skills and techniques in order to prepare for bigger peaks in the future.
Chile's Volcanoes Ski Mountaineering Expedition
The Chile Ski Mountaineering Expedition is a twelve-day adventure in Northern Patagonia in Chile featuring excellent climbing and long ski descents of the region?s volcanoes.
Expedition Skills Seminar - Ecuador
Climb Ecuador's great high altitude volcanoes while establishing a solid foundation of mountaineering skills and techniques in order to prepare for bigger peaks in the future.
Expedition Skills Seminar - Shuksan
Establish a solid foundation of mountaineering skills and prepare for bigger peaks on the Mt. Shuksan's Sulphide Glacier.
Expedition Skills Seminar - Sahale
Establish a solid foundation of mountaineering skills and prepare for bigger peaks on Sahale Mountain's Quien Sabe Glacier.
Introduction to Colorado Ice
Learn how to swing those ice tools! The ideal program first time ice climbers held in Colorado's San Juan Mountains, home to some of the best ice climbing in America.
Intermediate Ice Climbing Seminar
Build your basic ice climbing skills, learning how to navigate steep ice and the techniques of multipitch ice routes. The perfect program for climbers training for longer advanced alpine routes like Liberty Ridge or McKinley's West Rib.
Private Guided Programs
Tailor an ice climbing program to your desires, perfect for detailed private instruction or climbing with friends and family.
I learned more about mountaineering during that 11 day trip than I did during all of my other trips and experiences combined."