Welcome to Alpine Ascents
Celebrating 34 years of leading successful expeditions in 2020, Alpine Ascents International, Inc. is a leader in the climbing industry and has been instrumental in setting guiding standards in the international climbing community for most of our history. This year, we will offer more than 30 different expeditions and 50 training courses in 14 countries, including the Arctic and Antarctic regions. These expeditions range from three-day climbs of Mount Rainier to training courses in the North Cascades and Alaska, and ascents of the highest mountains around the world. Alpine Ascents’ philosophy is based on a true love and understanding of mountain wilderness. Our mission and goals are simple: by using the best climbing talent in the country, we offer the opportunity for climbers at all levels to achieve their personal aspirations through quality, challenging, safe and fun expeditions. Unparalleled mountain adventures are what we do.
OUR LATEST NEWSLETTER - Covid-19 Update
Please note that while our physical office is closed in line with government guidelines, we are available via phone and email during regular business hours.
Supporting Sherpa Youth Education
With the Everest 2020 season postponed we are continuing our efforts to raise money for Sherpa youth education in the Khumbu region.
Acclaimed In The Industry for the last 30+ years
Named one of “The Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth” by National Geographic Adventure Magazine.
Alpine Ascents was selected by The New York Times as the chosen Kilimanjaro Guide Service
One of the originators of the “Call From the Field” cybercast – please see our latest updates on our Cybercast page. Unique to Alpine Ascents, guides post audio updates directly to our website. Thanks for Tuning In! Please click the link for the latest posts and archive.
Our Gear Shop offers an expertly curated selection of climbing & trekking equipment. The online store is available 24/7 for your convenience, and our Seattle shop is open during weekday business hours. Our highly trained staff are also able to accept orders or answer questions via phone.
My goal was to summit, learn about the county, culture and people. All three were met. It was a most enjoyable and memorable trip. I never heard a complaint about another member…there was caring and concern and celebration when there was success.