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Intro to Mountaineering

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Issaquah, Washington, United States

  • Activities

    Adventure, Climbing

  • Price
    $1000 USD per person
  • Duration

    4 day course; June. 18-21, 2014 and Sept. 7- 10, 2014

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Jun 18 and Sept 7 at 9:00 am

  • Starting Location

    Course begins in the North Cascades National Park

  • Price Includes

    National Park fees, guided climb and course, scheduled meals, professional mountain guide and all group equipment

  • Notes

    Services not included: Domestic Airfare, Trailhead parking pass fees, Lunch and snack food, Personal gear, Hotels or lodging, Trip cancellation insurance, Medical and evacuation coverage, Staff gratuities You will receive a complete clothing and equipment list prior to departure


  • Summit a peak in the North Cascades National Park while learning the fundamentals of mountaineering
  • Learn pressure breathing, ice axe techniques and self arrest training
  • Learn how to set up anchors and tie basic climbing knots from professional guides
  • Enjoy interactive workshops on topics including: clothing and equipment, mountain weather, acclimatization, route finding and snow camp skills

Trip Info

Open your eyes to the world of alpine mountaineering on this four day course. Designed for beginners to experienced climbers, this course will teach you how to climb on glaciated peaks and give you all the skills you need to scale greater heights. You will also learn safety techniques and rope management skills, and navigation fundamentals to make a successful summit climb. Bring your wits for this one!

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