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Intro to mountaineering

Introduction to Mountaineering

Hone Your Mountaineering Skills & Climb a Cascade Peak Over a Long Weekend

Our Intro to Moun­taineer­ing course is a great way for begin­ner climbers to learn the fun­da­men­tals of moun­taineer­ing, and for expe­ri­enced climbers to learn the lat­est tech­niques and review their skills. The moun­taineer­ing skills you will learn are part of the fun­da­men­tal build­ing blocks of our climb­ing school. We spend two days on Ruth Moun­tain learn­ing the essen­tials of alpine moun­taineer­ing, includ­ing ice axe and cram­pon use, self arrest, and back­coun­try camp­ing. Our high­ly moti­vat­ed and expe­ri­enced guides are com­mit­ted to mak­ing your intro to moun­taineer­ing course a reward­ing and edu­ca­tion­al experience.

Price

  • Intro­duc­tion to Mountaineering

    $540 – 2 Days

Dates

Custom dates available — Contact Us

Policies

Itinerary

Flight Information

For sched­uled cours­es and climbs, you should fly into Seat­tle-Taco­ma Inter­na­tion­al Air­port (SeaT­ac). You are respon­si­ble for your trans­porta­tion to down­town Seat­tle. You will meet as a group with your guide(s) ear­ly morn­ing on Day 1 for an ori­en­ta­tion meet­ing and equip­ment check.

Equipment

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  • Intro­duc­tion to Mountaineering

    $540

    2 Days

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Elevation

7,115 ft / 2169 m

Route

Ruth Glac­i­er

Client to guide ratio

5:1

Difficulty

Beginner

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