RMI leads programs to the greatest peaks and destinations around the world and we take advantage of the best climbing conditions for each place that we visit. In May, the climbing on Alaska's Mt. McKinley and Washington's Mt. Rainier is underway. Explore the programs we offer in May 2013 and come climb with us!
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.
Mt. McKinley West Buttress
Denali's classic climbing route, with heavily glaciated terrain, high altitudes, beautiful views, and moderate climbing difficulty. A true mountaineering expedition and an unforgettable adventure!
Crevasse Rescue School
Become skilled in crevasse rescue, learning the techniques needed to travel safely in glacial terrain.
Mountaineering Day Schools
Learn how to travel efficiently and safely in the mountains in this introduction to alpine mountaineering techniques.
4 Day Summit Climb
The classic climb of Mt. Rainier: after learning the foundational mountaineering skills on the mountain's lower slopes, tackle Mt. Rainier on a two day climb to the summit on the mountain's most popular route.
5 Day Summit Climb
After an introduction to mountaineering skills, climb to 10,000' on Mt. Rainier and spend two nights there to acclimatize and prepare before for a summit attempt of Mt. Rainier's classic route.
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.