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.
Backcountry Ski Course
As the perfect introduction to backcountry skiing, you will learn the foundational skills and techniques necessary to venture safely beyond ski area boundaries. This course is designed to be taken before our Ski Mountaineering Course.
Ski Mountaineering Course
Take your skiing to the next level! Intended for the experienced backcountry skier, this course teaches you the mountaineering skills needed to approach skiing in big mountain terrain. This course is designed to be taken after our Backcountry Ski Course.
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 South Side
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. Elbrus Ski Expedition
Here is your chance to ski one of the Seven Summits! Experience a spectacular 6500' ski descent from the highest point in Europe and explore the historic cities of Moscow and St. Petersberg, all in less than two weeks.
Chile - Ski Mountaineering
The perfect blend of skiing, climbing, and culture in the Chilean Andes. Climb four peaks and experience long ski descents from the top of the region's most beautiful volcanoes. All in thirteen days!
Torres del Paine Trek
The "O Circuit" of Torres del Paine park is an 80 mile circuit around the park that gives trekkers the chance to experience the stunning and stark landscapes and biodiversity of southern Patagonia.
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
Renowned 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.
Mt. Baker Coleman-Deming
The moderate glaciated and alpine rock terrain of Mt. Baker's Coleman-Deming route along with the beautiful summit vista make it an ideal introductory climb for novice climbers inexperienced in glacier travel.
Mt. Baker Summit and Ski Descent
Over 5,000' of skiable terrain from the summit and a season that lasts well in to summer makes Mt. Baker one of the most enjoyable ski mountaineering peaks in the Pacific Northwest.
Experience the incredible Khumbu region, on a less travelled route that takes us up over Renjo La Pass, down into the serene alpine village of Gokyo. Enjoy the hospitality and excellent food of the teahouses that the region is famous for along the way. The fall colors and cool, crisp air are sure to delight the senses.