Private Climbs

Our Expertise at Your Convenience

Alpine Ascents offers private climbs and training courses in the Cascades on Mt. Baker, but not on 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

All of our guides did a tremendous job. Our lead guides leadership skills were incredible. He is truly an asset to your company. I look forward to more expeditions with him.

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • 3-Day Rainier Climb: Lunchtime

    So you’ve signed up for our 3-day climb of Mount Rainier, but are wondering what to pack for lunch each day. While we provide delicious, masterfully prepared, real-ingredient meals for breakfast and dinner, you’re right to take extra time to consider your snacks (known as “lunch” in the frontcountry!). Calories are fuel, and are almost […]

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    Camp Chef: Pesto Couscous

    Welcome to our recurring series- Camp Chef! In this series of posts, we will discuss cooking in the backcountry and highlight some of our favorite recipes to use in a variety of situations. We will focus on simple, easy, and nutritious recipes that have proven delicious in the mountain environment, and offer related tips & […]

  • Food Planning for Mountaineering, Part I: Strategy

    By Mike Hawkins 10 days x 3,000 calories per day = 150 Clif Bars or 60 PB&J sandwiches Planning and packing food for long trips in the backcountry can be challenging and time consuming – but the last thing you want is to eat energy bars for 6 days straight. Climbers need to consider several […]

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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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