Welcome to Alpine Ascents
Celebrating 33 years of leading successful expeditions in 2019, 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
Congrats to Senior Guide Ben Jones who completed his 7th summit recently guiding 2 teams to the summit of Elbrus. Ben known for his stellar guiding around the world, has a true passion for not just climbing but the cultures of the planet as he also leads treks to Bhutan, Peru and beyond. Big congratulations to Ben!
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.
The logistics of the trip were well-organized. The Sherpa support was fantastic – food was clean, tents/equipment carried and assembled, friendly. The route selected is the classic Everest trek, and you will see all the big peaks – Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Ama Dablam