Welcome to Alpine Ascents
Celebrating 32 years of leading successful expeditions in 2018, 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.
News From the Mountains
It’s not too late to join an Aconcagua Expedition this winter! Pick between the Vacas Valley Route or Normal Route, with dates extending into February.
Our Ama Dablam 2018 Team has summitted! Check out their updates on our Cybercast.
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
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.
Very well done. Sam and Lakpa were excellent. Logistics were great. The team all had solid experience. Food was high quality. Sam and Lakpa worked very well together. Timely briefings. Clear expectations. Responsive to questions. It would be a privilege to climb with either or both of them again.