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Why Climb with Us

Why Climb with us on our Cascades-Rainier 10 Day Mountaineering Course?

  • One of the world’s finest and most longstanding Guide Staffs.
  • Intensive glacier training, developing mountaineering skills
  • Travel to 2 distinct mountains
  • Summit Attempt of Mt. Rainier and North Cascades Peak (Mt. Baker, Eldorado, Shuksan etc.)
  • Rainier Summit attempt via the technically challenging Kautz/Emmons Route
  • Excellent training for expedition climbs such as Denali and Mt. Vinson
  • 7 nights on the mountain
  • 2:1 climber to guide ratio on Rainier summit day
  • 8 climbers per team maximum size
  • Full gear check and gear explanation before climb
  • Transportation provided to/from Seattle to all climbing locations
  • Alpine Ascents International has been leading mountaineering courses for over 20 years
  • Each climber gets an evaluation from the guide
  • Gear rental available for all Alpine Ascents climbers
  • Each climber receives t-shirt or logo item
  • Completes prerequisite for many advanced Alpine Ascents climbs

Overall I had one of the best experiences in my life during this trip. The program was great – from the first 6 days on Mt. Baker to summiting Rainier via Kautz and getting back home safe. The guides carefully selected our camping and training spots so that we were all by ourselves on the mountain without other groups and being distracted.

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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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