Leadership Development Expeditions

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Leadership Development Expedition Schedule & Prices

2010 Prices and Dates

Mountaineering: August 8-13 $2,500.00

Wilderness Backpacking: August 22 26 $2,000.00

Baker Summit Climb: July 29 31 $1,500.00

$500.00 deposit, due with application
Balance due 120 days prior to departure.

Costs Include
Transportation to and from the Trailhead (Not Included for Mt Baker Summit Climb)
Course Curriculum
Guide Fees (5:1 climber-to-guide ratio)
Park Fees
Group Equipment such as ropes, snow and ice protection etc.
White Gas for stoves
Human Waste Disposal Bags
Cotton Alpine Ascents T-shirt

Costs Do Not Include
$25 Wire Transfer Fee (If Applicable)
Personal gear (see equipment list)
Meals (see menu plan)
Transportation to/from Seattle, Washington
Hotels/lodging in Seattle.
(We have a preferred arrangement with the Marqueen Hotel, 1 block from our office)
Transfers to/from Seattle office
All expenses incurred in the event of early departure ( evac fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc)
Trip cancellation insurance

School 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.

Each deposit, regardless of amount, includes a $200.00 non-refundable registration fee.

Payment Policy

  • Deposits are due at time of registration to reserve space on the course. Please include with completed application form.
  • Each deposit includes a $200.00 non-refundable registration fee.
  • All balances are due 120 days prior to course start date.
  • Payments can be made by check, money order, wire transfer or credit card (VISA/MC/AMEX).

Refund Policy

  • $200.00 non-refundable registration fee.
  • Full refunds will be provided 90 days or more prior to course start date.
  • 50% refunds will be provided 60-89 days prior to course start date.
  • No refunds will be provided 59 days prior to course start date.
  • If Alpine Ascents cancels or reschedules a program, all fees are refundable and/or transferable.

Change Fee Policy

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.

In many situations, this may be the only way to receive a refund for unused services.

In brief, Trip Cancellation insurance may allow 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 Travelex.

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