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Private Climbs

Our Expertise at Your Convenience

Private climbs are offered in the Cascades on such climbs at Mt. Baker or North Cascades training courses 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 to help you plan your next travel experience.

The programs greatest strength was its ability to provide a complete mountaineering experience on Rainier, that allowed a novice like me to be adequately prepared and complete this first big climb. From the information materials to the guides passing on knowledge, to logistics, and gear, everything was very high quality.

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

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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 […]

  • Single Wall Tents – Condensation Factories

    Most tent manufacturers these days offer a superlight, two pound (or less!) tent. These tents are simple to setup, occupy a very small footprint, and again – weigh in at about or under two pounds. When choosing a tent, it’s easy to focus on those factors and arrive at the conclusion that a single-walled shelter […]

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