Private Climbs

Our Expertise at Your Convenience

Alpine Ascents offers private climbs and training courses on Mount Baker and elsewhere in the Cascades, but not on Mount Rainier (except for winter programs and one-day training sessions).

If you would like information on the above, please contact Gordon Janow for help planning your next travel experience.

Alpine Ascents is an authorized mountain guide service of Mount Rainier National Park

Alpine Ascents is an authorized mountain guide service of Mount Rainier National Park

We had a really extraordinary trip. It was a beautiful area and the guides helped to make the most of the days, with a safe and successful summit of Little Tahoma and a bonus climb of K Spire. Everything about the trip and the guides was well coordinated, carefully planned and, where needed improvised. Very […]

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Summerland
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Up the Fryingpan Glacier Photo Credit: Nate Douglas
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The summit! Photo Credit: Nate Douglas

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