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Price & Schedule

Price

$2,800.00 – (4:1 climber to guide ratio or less)

Payments

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

Price Includes

  • Round Trip Flight to/from Course Location
  • Course Curriculum
  • Guide Fees (We operate at a 5:1 climber-to-guide ratio or less)
  • Park Fees
  • Group equipment such as ropes, snow and ice protection etc.
  • Liquid fuel for white gas stoves (canister fuel must be purchased)
  • Cotton Alpine Ascents t-shirt
  • Transfer from Talkeetna lodging to Alpine Ascents Office

Price Does Not Include

  • $25 Wire Transfer Fee (If Applicable)
  • Personal gear (see equipment list)
  • Meals (see menu plan)
  • Transportation to/from Anchorage, Alaska
  • Transportation to/from Talkeetna, Alaska Hotels/lodging in Talkeetna.
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evac fees, transport, extra hotel nights, etc).
  • Trip cancellation insurance

2018 Schedule

April 28 – May 5
May 13 – May 20
May 27 – June 3

  • 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 within 21 days of booking your trip.
  • Please contact us with any questions as we look to provide excellent customer service answering your climb and gear questions.

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 $300.00 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 $300.00 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

  • $300.00 non-refundable registration fee.
  • Full refunds will be provided 120 days prior to course start date.
  • 50% refunds will be provided 90-119 days prior to course start date.
  • No refunds will be provided 89 days prior to course start date.
  • All refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the deadlines stated above.
  • If Alpine Ascents cancels or reschedules a program, all fees are refundable and/or transferable.

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 our travel insurance partner.

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Partners & Accreditations

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