Welcome to Alpine Ascents
Celebrating 30 years of leading successful expeditions in 2016, 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.
Acclaimed In The Industry
Alpine Ascents has been acclaimed by the media for the last 25 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
News From the Mountains
Limited space available on our Winter Aconcagua dates.
We have announced our 2017 Rainier and Cascades Schedule.
Follow along with our Cho-Oyu Expedition.
Kudos from Matterhorn 2017:
“I have climbed with other expedition companies but I always return to Alpine Ascents. I like the guides and the inclusive aspect of the trips. I like spending a few days before the objective practicing and gaining confidence. Even if I don’t summit the trips are great.”
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.
“Climbing Mt. McKinley with Alpine Ascents transformed a cold, logistically complicated climb into a rewarding, simple, and even socially rewarding experience. The food was plentiful and nourishing and the climbing schedule was demanding but sensible. These guys have been up the mountain long enough to dial in what works. Overall, if you want a good […]