Difficulty Level: Two Ice Axes RMI offers programs for climbers of all abilities. Two Ice Axe Programs have moderate to strenuous hiking on moderate terrain and may require carrying packs up to 40 lbs. These programs typically travel to elevations over 10,000' and usually involve glacier travel. Nights on the mountain are spent in tents or huts. Browse the programs we offer and come climb with us!
Four 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.
Five 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.
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 to approach skiing in big mountain terrain.
Kilimanjaro Climb & Safari
Climb to the Roof of Africa through some of the continent's most majestic landscapes and afterward witness the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth where lions and elephants still rule the plains.
Kilimanjaro Climb Only
Scale Kilimanjaro's jungled flanks to the mountain's icy summit in an unforgettable journey designed expressly for those seeking the adventure of Kilimanjaro but limited by the constraints of time.
Everest Base Camp Trek
The unbelievable scenery and rich culture make the Everest Base Camp Trek the experience of a lifetime and the perfect way to explore the Khumbu region of Nepal.
Mt. Elbrus Southside
In a journey to the top of Russia's forgotten corners climb the rolling glaciers, overlooking the fabled Caucasus Mountains, of Europe's highest peak.
Mt. Shuksan - Sulphide Glacier
A classic climb of a Northwest icon, and the ideal entry level climb for those new to the sport of alpine mountaineering or seeking an approachable yet legendary climb.
Sahale Mountain - Quien Sabe Glacier
This climb is well suited for the beginning climber who wants to learn basic climbing skills and stand atop one of the most scenic summits in all of Washington.
Forbidden Peak - West Ridge
Renown for its exciting and classic alpine terrain, the West Ridge of Forbidden is a tremendously rewarding climb that has earned its place as one of the "Fifty Classic Climbs in North America".
Expedition Skills Seminar - Shuksan
Establish a solid foundation of mountaineering skills and prepare for bigger peaks on the Mt. Shuksan’s Sulphide Glacier.