Price & Schedule

Prices

$2,203.00

Payment Policy

  • A deposit of $500.00 is due at the time of registration to reserve a space on the climb.
  • Each deposit includes a $300.00 nonrefundable registration fee.
  • All balances are due 120 days prior to climb start date, unless otherwise specified, and can be paid by check, wire transfer, ACH or by credit card with a surcharge of 3%.
  • Participants whose balances are not received by the 120-day deadline as stated above, risk forfeiture of their place on the climb.

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

Price Includes

  • Round Trip Transportation from Seattle to Mount Rainier
  • NPS climbing cost recovery fee and park entrance fee
  • Guide Fees (2:1 climber-to-guide ratio)
  • Dinners and Breakfasts on the mountain
  • Group Equipment such as tents, ropes, and cooking gear etc.
  • Cotton Alpine Ascents T-shirt

Price Does Not Include

  • $25 Wire Transfer Fee (If Applicable)
  • Personal gear
  • Lunches on Climb (see menu plan)
  • Meals while not climbing, including breakfast Day 1 and dinner Day 4.
  • Transportation to/from Seattle, Washington
  • Hotels/lodging in Seattle.
    (We have a preferred arrangement with and the Marqueen Hotel, 2 blocks from our office)
  • Transfers to/from Seattle office. 2 hotels within walking distance of our office.
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evac fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc)
  • Trip cancellation insurance

2020 Schedule

May 26 – 29
May 31 – June 3
June 8 – June 11
June 21 – 24 – 2 spaces left
July 7 – July 10
July 12 – 15 – Sold Out
August 2 – 5 – 1 space left

You can meet the prerequisite by taking our 1-Day Glacier Training Seminar

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

  • Please contact our office for the most up to date availability for each departure.
  • All land prices listed below, round trip airfare not included.
  • Dates & Prices are subject to change.
  • Please purchase trip cancellation insurance (see bottom of page) within 21 days of booking your trip.
  • Please Note: There is a mandatory gear check the day before your climb at our Seattle office. See your confirmation materials for exact time.

Rainier Cancellation/Refund Policy

Note: Alpine Ascents International highly recommends trip cancellation insurance for all programs. Due to the nature and heavy costs of government and operator permits, Alpine Ascents International must adhere to a stringent refund policy.

  • Full refunds, less the nonrefundable registration fee, will be provided for cancellations made 120-days prior to the climb start date.
  • 50% refunds, less the nonrefundable registration fee, will be provided for cancellations made 90-119 days prior to the climb start date.
  • No refunds will be provided for cancellations made 89-days prior to the climb start date.
  • Alpine Ascents International will attempt to accommodate changes and cancellations when necessary, waiving certain fees when feasible.
  • All cancellation/refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the deadlines stated above.

Trip Cancellation Insurance

As there are many unforeseen circumstances that may occur during or leading up to the trip, we highly recommend trip cancellation insurance.

Trip cancellation insurance allows you to get reimbursement if you need to cancel your expedition when you are not entitled to a refund from Alpine Ascents.

Alpine Ascents International offers a plan in conjunction with our travel insurance partner.

Very much, on every dimension. Particularly impressed with the detail orientation and organization that flowed through the prep and the climb, the quality of the guides, and the level of personalization.

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Alpine Ascents International is an authorized mountain guide service of Denali National Park and Preserve and Mount Rainier National Park.
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