1. March
  2. Advanced Navigation Course

    Advanced Navigation Course

    Mar 7 -- Mar 7

    $185.00

    Navigating in the mountains is one of the most important skills a climber, mountaineer, backcountry skier or hiker can acquire. 
    The course consists of an evening lecture in North Bend (WA) and a subsequent nighttime ski tour that will be conducted in the dark.

  3. Early morning on Klawatti Col looking towards Eldorado Peak

    Forbidden Tour

    North Cascades National Park

    Mar 12 -- Mar 15

    $590.00

    Martin Volken pioneered this multi-day ski tour in 1999 and we still love guiding it.

  4. TGIF backcountry ski day trips

    TGIF backcountry ski day trips

    Alpental Valley and Snoqualmie Pass

    Mar 13 -- Mar 13

    $160.00

    The mountains in the greater Seattle backyard hold a collection of backcountry skiing gems that should not be missed. There are couloirs to ski, peaks and slopes with views hard to find, and hidden powder lines to discover. Come with us and discover the surprising area north of Snoqualmie Pass.

  5. Just about all you need to know. Paul Werner photo

    Skitouring in the fjords of Norway

    Northern Norway

    Mar 16 -- Mar 21

    $3,260.00

    WE'VE GOT THE BOAT RESERVED AND A GROUP FORMING! DON'T WAIT TOO LONG!



  6. TGIF backcountry ski day trips

    TGIF backcountry ski day trips

    Alpental Valley and Snoqualmie Pass

    Mar 20 -- Mar 20

    $160.00

    The mountains in the greater Seattle backyard hold a collection of backcountry skiing gems that should not be missed. There are couloirs to ski, peaks and slopes with views hard to find, and hidden powder lines to discover. Come with us and discover the surprising area north of Snoqualmie Pass.

  7. TGIF backcountry ski day trips

    TGIF backcountry ski day trips

    Alpental Valley and Snoqualmie Pass

    Mar 27 -- Mar 27

    $160.00

    The mountains in the greater Seattle backyard hold a collection of backcountry skiing gems that should not be missed. There are couloirs to ski, peaks and slopes with views hard to find, and hidden powder lines to discover. Come with us and discover the surprising area north of Snoqualmie Pass.

  8. Mike Hattrup testing a new K2 Shuksan in the Couloir Cosmique in Chamonix.

    Short Bus Adventure Ski Week

    Switzerland

    Mar 30 -- Apr 4

    $2,500.00

    We know the Alps--especially the Swiss Alps. Let us show you! Chamonix, Zermatt and Saas-Fee are world class resorts in the Alps with an amazing lift infrastructure and we intend to use it.

  9. Amazing ski terrain below the Gran Zebru

    Ortler Ski Traverse 2015

    Ortler Range, Italy

    Mar 30 -- Apr 4

    $1,850.00

    A fantastic week of ski touring in the high Italian Alps.

  10. April
  11. below the looming Lemah Towers

    Snoqualmie Haute Route

    Alpine Lakes Wilderness

    Apr 1 -- Apr 5

    $800.00

    The Snoqualmie Haute Route is a committing, long, multi-day alpine traverse leading from Alpental to Mount Hinman and beyond that will bring new meaning to Snoqualmie Pass ski touring.

  12. Adam Justin skiing off the Lauihorn (3777 meters)

    Bernese Oberland Ski Traverse

    Bernese Alps, Switzerland

    Apr 6 -- Apr 11

    $2,150.00

    Pro Guiding Service has guided in the Bernese Oberland for well over 20 guided weeks, and we love going back.

  13. Approaching camp near Ripsaw Ridge

    Spearhead Traverse

    BC Coast Range

    Apr 6 -- Apr 9

    $600.00

    Europe has the Haute Route. The Northwest has the Spearhead Traverse.

  14. the amazing descent down the Forbidden Glacier (Scott Schell photo)

    Forbidden Tour

    North Cascades National Park

    Apr 9 -- Apr 12

    $590.00

    Martin Volken pioneered this multi-day ski tour in 1999 and we still love guiding it.

  15. TGIF backcountry ski day trips

    TGIF backcountry ski day trips

    Alpental Valley and Snoqualmie Pass

    Apr 10 -- Apr 10

    $160.00

    The mountains in the greater Seattle backyard hold a collection of backcountry skiing gems that should not be missed. There are couloirs to ski, peaks and slopes with views hard to find, and hidden powder lines to discover. Come with us and discover the surprising area north of Snoqualmie Pass.

  16. Baker Summit Ridge

    Mount Baker Bullet Train

    Mt. Baker

    Apr 11 -- Apr 11

    $275.00

    Mount Baker is the quintessential ski summit. Huge vertical, spectacular glaciers and moderate skiing. On the Bullet Train, we ski it in one day!

  17. Looking east towards Matterhorn and Dent Blanche from the top of Mont Fort

    Haute Route ski tour 2015

    Chamonix, France to Zermatt, Switzerland

    Apr 13 -- Apr 18

    $2,200.00

    The Haute Route is most likely the single most famous ski traverse in the Alps.

  18. fun near Heliotrope Ridge

    Mount Baker Ski Mountaineering Course

    Apr 16 -- Apr 19

    $720.00

    Our Mount Baker Ski Mountaineering Course is the perfect course the already experienced back country skier who is interested in exploring ski mountaineering in glaciated terrain. It is also suited as a preparation for multi-day ski tours that are not hut supplied. The course takes place on the north side of Mount Baker on the Coleman Glacier.

  19. Early morning on the Quien Sabe Glacier with  Johannisberg in the back. Andrew McLean photo

    Sahale Peak Ski Touring

    North Cascades National Park

    Apr 18 -- Apr 19

    $350.00

    It's been named the best summit view in the North Cascades and this may well be true. Come see for yourself!

  20. Endless ski touring terrain

    Valdez Ski Touring Week

    Valdez, Alaska

    Apr 19 -- Apr 24

    $1,800.00

    Valdez is well known for its heli skiing, and the Thompson Pass area is one of our favorite ski mountaineering locations in the US.

  21. The classic ski route up Mont Blanc via the Grand Mulets hut

    Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa Ski Descent

    France and Italy

    Apr 20 -- Apr 25

    $2,600.00

    The two highest peaks in the Alps. Two amazing ski descents. A true epic!

  22. Near the Col Durand

    Haute Route Imperiale

    Swiss Alps

    Apr 20 -- Apr 25

    $2,020.00

    The "Haute Route Imperiale" leads from the sleepy Val’Anniviers in a southerly direction to Zermatt through some of the most spectacular and high alpine terrain of the Swiss Alps. The tour will take us to the Turtmannhut, the Cabane de Tracuit, Cabane de Grand Muntet and the Schonbielhut before heading down to Zermatt. Come and and tour with us in the shadow of the Weisshorn, Bishorn and the Pointe de Zinal. 

  23. TGIF backcountry ski day trips

    TGIF backcountry ski day trips

    Alpental Valley and Snoqualmie Pass

    Apr 24 -- Apr 24

    $160.00

    The mountains in the greater Seattle backyard hold a collection of backcountry skiing gems that should not be missed. There are couloirs to ski, peaks and slopes with views hard to find, and hidden powder lines to discover. Come with us and discover the surprising area north of Snoqualmie Pass.

  24. Camp on the Quie Sabe Glacier

    Forbidden Tour

    North Cascades National Park

    Apr 30 -- May 3

    $590.00

    Martin Volken pioneered this multi-day ski tour in 1999 and we still love guiding it.

  25. May
  26. Mt. Shuksan via the White Salmon Glacier

    Mt. Shuksan via the White Salmon Glacier

    North Cascades

    May 2 -- May 3

    $350.00

    Mt. Shuksan boasts some of the most impressive icefalls, faces, and towers this side of Alaska.

  27. Mount Baker 10,781ft.

    Mount Baker Bullet Train

    Mt. Baker

    May 3 -- May 3

    $275.00

    Mount Baker is the quintessential ski summit. Huge vertical, spectacular glaciers, moderate skiing. On the Bullet Train, we ski it in one day!



  28. Pickets Ski Traverse

    Pickets Ski Traverse

    North Cascades

    May 4 -- May 9

    $1,275.00

    A ski traverse through the famed Picket Range of the North Cascades National Park. It is a once in a lifetime trip!

  29. Sunrise on the Inspiration Glacier

    Isolation Traverse

    North Cascades National Park

    May 7 -- May 10

    $595.00

    The Isolation Traverse takes you through the mountain wilderness north of Eldorado.

  30. basic climbing in steep snow

    Ski Mountaineering Course in Boston Basin

    North Cascades National Park

    May 7 -- May 10

    $720.00

    Boston Basin is located in the heart of the North Cascades National Park and lies at the foot of the famous Forbidden Peak. The Boston Basin area quite possibly provides one of the best ski mountaineering course settings in the lower 48 states. You will be taught an amazing curriculum by AMGA or IFMGA certified guides.

  31. Taking a break on the Curtain morain

    Spearhead Traverse Express

    BC Coast Range

    May 8 -- May 10

    $545.00

    Europe has the Haute Route. The Northwest has the Spearhead Traverse.

  32. Waddington's North West summit

    Mt Waddington Ski Expedition

    Coast Range, B.C., Canada

    May 8 -- May 17

    $2,800.00

    At 13,300 feet, Mount Waddington is the highest mountain in British Columbia. The Waddington Range is known in the climbing community for its great granite, endless number of routes, vast ski touring terrain and remote location - so remote that access becomes easy. We drive to a heli-port west of Williams Lake, B.C. and fly into the heart of the range with White Saddle Air. Once there, we will establish a comfortable base camp on the Dais Glacier, which allows us to complete a number of beautiful ski tours and descents with light packs.

  33. On the lower Inspiration Glacier Plateau

    Forbidden Express

    North Cascades National Park

    May 8 -- May 10

    $520.00

    Martin Volken pioneered this multi-day ski tour in 1999 and we still love guiding it.

  34. Black Buttes Camp with Mount Baker in the background

    Mount Baker Ski Summit Express

    Mount Baker in the North Cascades

    May 9 -- May 10

    $360.00

    Do you simply want to summit this beautiful peak on skis over a quick weekend? Are you fit and ready? Come with us.

  35. Early morning on the Quien Sabe Glacier with  Johannisberg in the back. Andrew McLean photo

    Sahale Peak Ski Touring

    North Cascades National Park

    May 16 -- May 17

    $350.00

    It's been named the best summit view in the North Cascades and this may well be true. Come see for yourself!

  36. Colfax Peak in the background

    Mount Baker Ski Summit

    Mt. Baker

    May 22 -- May 24

    $510.00

    Mount Baker offers some of the best ski touring in the state. It's hard to argue with 8,000 feet of vertical!

  37. June
  38. Baker Summit Ridge

    Mount Baker Bullet Train

    Mt. Baker

    Jun 7 -- Jun 7

    $275.00

    Mount Baker is the quintessential ski summit. Huge vertical, spectacular glaciers and moderate skiing. On the Bullet Train, we ski it in one day!

  39. July
  40. Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker

    Jul 4 -- Jul 5

    $480.00

    Mount Baker is one of the most beautiful volcanoes on the West Coast. Climbing this technically moderate 10780 foot peak can be done as an overnight trip! We will be climbing up the entertaining Coleman-Deming Glacier route.

  41. Forbidden Peak Climb

    Forbidden Peak Climb

    Forbidden Peak, North Cascades National Park

    Jul 4 -- Jul 5

    $580.00

    Climbing Forbidden Peak is a quintessentially North Cascadian Experience - by any route. All its classic ridge routes - the famous West Ridge, the East Ridge or the lonely North Ridge are well worth the effort and provide an unforgettable experience in a stunning setting. 

  42. Crevasse rescue practice in an amazing class room.

    Mountaineering Course in the North Cascades

    North Cascades

    Jul 8 -- Jul 12

    $920.00

    This is the course that will give you a solid introduction to all aspects of classic mountaineering in the best venue in the lower 48 states. North Cascades National Park.

  43. The Kautz Chute from Camp Hazard

    Mount Rainier Climb

    Mount Rainier National Park

    Jul 12 -- Jul 15

    $1,326.00

    Mount Rainier is undeniable. At almost 14,400 feet, it is the third highest peak in the lower 48 states.

  44. Mount Baker North Ridge

    Mount Baker North Ridge

    Jul 17 -- Jul 19

    $750.00

    The Baker North Ridge is one of top 5 classic ice routes in the lower 48 states and one of the 50 classic climbs of North America. Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington. This route is a super classic.

  45. Forbidden Peak Climb

    Forbidden Peak Climb

    Forbidden Peak, North Cascades National Park

    Jul 18 -- Jul 19

    $580.00

    Climbing Forbidden Peak is a quintessentially North Cascadian Experience - by any route. All its classic ridge routes - the famous West Ridge, the East Ridge or the lonely North Ridge are well worth the effort and provide an unforgettable experience in a stunning setting. 

  46. Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker

    Jul 18 -- Jul 19

    $480.00

    Mount Baker is one of the most beautiful volcanoes on the West Coast. Climbing this technically moderate 10780 foot peak can be done as an overnight trip! We will be climbing up the entertaining Coleman-Deming Glacier route.

  47. The Pickets Traverse

    The Pickets Traverse

    North Cascades National Park

    Jul 20 -- Jul 25

    $1,300.00

    This sub-range of the North Cascades is considered the most rugged terrain in the lower 48. A traverse through the Picket Range is a true adventure.

  48. "Heliotrope Ridge Camp" - amazing! (7200 feet)

    Mount Baker Mountaineering School and Summit Climb

    North Cascades

    Jul 22 -- Jul 26

    $815.00

    Gain mountaineering skills including glacier travel, crevasse rescue, ice climbing, and a summit attempt of Mount Baker.

  49. Mount Baker North Ridge

    Mount Baker North Ridge

    Jul 24 -- Jul 26

    $750.00

    The Baker North Ridge is one of top 5 classic ice routes in the lower 48 states and one of the 50 classic climbs of North America. Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington. This route is a super classic.

  50. Mount Baker North Ridge

    Mount Baker North Ridge

    Jul 31 -- Aug 2

    $750.00

    The Baker North Ridge is one of top 5 classic ice routes in the lower 48 states and one of the 50 classic climbs of North America. Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington. This route is a super classic.

  51. August
  52. Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker

    Aug 1 -- Aug 2

    $480.00

    Mount Baker is one of the most beautiful volcanoes on the West Coast. Climbing this technically moderate 10780 foot peak can be done as an overnight trip! We will be climbing up the entertaining Coleman-Deming Glacier route.

  53. The Matterhorn and its famous Hornli Ridge

    Matterhorn Hornli Ridge and Zermatt day trips

    Zermatt Valley, Switzerland

    Aug 2 -- Aug 6

    $2,620.00

    Just about every mountaineer wants to climb the Matterhorn at some point. We'll do it...and then some.

  54. crampon work on the "lower Coleman Glacier"

    Mount Baker Mountaineering School and Summit Climb

    North Cascades

    Aug 5 -- Aug 9

    $815.00

    Gain mountaineering skills including glacier travel, crevasse rescue, ice climbing, and a summit attempt of Mount Baker.

  55. Kurt Buchwald in the fixed rope section near the shoulder.

    Alps Trilogy: Matterhorn, Eiger, Mont Blanc

    Switzerland and France

    Aug 9 -- Aug 18

    $5,500.00

    The Matterhorn, the Eiger and Mont Blanc. It barely needs any explaining. These three peaks represent the quintessential mountains of the Swiss and French Alps.

  56. The super classic view of Forbidden Peak from the Boston-Sahale col

    Mountaineering Course in the North Cascades

    North Cascades

    Aug 12 -- Aug 16

    $920.00

    This is the course that will give you a solid introduction to all aspects of classic mountaineering in the best venue in the lower 48 states. North Cascades National Park.

  57. Mount Baker North Ridge

    Mount Baker North Ridge

    Aug 14 -- Aug 16

    $750.00

    The Baker North Ridge is one of top 5 classic ice routes in the lower 48 states and one of the 50 classic climbs of North America. Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington. This route is a super classic.

  58. Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker

    Aug 15 -- Aug 16

    $480.00

    Mount Baker is one of the most beautiful volcanoes on the West Coast. Climbing this technically moderate 10780 foot peak can be done as an overnight trip! We will be climbing up the entertaining Coleman-Deming Glacier route.

  59. Forbidden Peak Climb

    Forbidden Peak Climb

    Forbidden Peak, North Cascades National Park

    Aug 15 -- Aug 16

    $580.00

    Climbing Forbidden Peak is a quintessentially North Cascadian Experience - by any route. All its classic ridge routes - the famous West Ridge, the East Ridge or the lonely North Ridge are well worth the effort and provide an unforgettable experience in a stunning setting. 

  60. Near "Coleman-Deming Col" (9000 feet)

    Mount Baker Mountaineering School and Summit Climb

    North Cascades

    Aug 26 -- Aug 30

    $815.00

    Gain mountaineering skills including glacier travel, crevasse rescue, ice climbing, and a summit attempt of Mount Baker.

  61. Mount Baker North Ridge

    Mount Baker North Ridge

    Aug 28 -- Aug 30

    $750.00

    The Baker North Ridge is one of top 5 classic ice routes in the lower 48 states and one of the 50 classic climbs of North America. Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington. This route is a super classic.

  62. Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker

    Aug 29 -- Aug 30

    $480.00

    Mount Baker is one of the most beautiful volcanoes on the West Coast. Climbing this technically moderate 10780 foot peak can be done as an overnight trip! We will be climbing up the entertaining Coleman-Deming Glacier route.

  63. September
  64. Get comfortable on Alpine Ice.

    Alpine Ice Course on Mount Baker

    Mount Baker, WA

    Sep 3 -- Sep 6

    $655.00

    This course covers steep ice climbing, anchor systems, rope handling in alpine and glaciated terrain, multi pitch scenarios, gear selection, route and site selection and much more.

  65. Mount Baker Summit Climb

    Mount Baker Summit Climb-September

    Mount Baker

    Sep 5 -- Sep 6

    $480.00

    Mount Baker is one of the most beautiful volcanoes on the West Coast. Climbing this technically moderate 10780 foot peak can be done as an overnight trip! We will be climbing up the entertaining Coleman-Deming Glacier route.

  66. Forbidden Peak Climb

    Forbidden Peak Climb

    Forbidden Peak, North Cascades National Park

    Sep 5 -- Sep 6

    $580.00

    Climbing Forbidden Peak is a quintessentially North Cascadian Experience - by any route. All its classic ridge routes - the famous West Ridge, the East Ridge or the lonely North Ridge are well worth the effort and provide an unforgettable experience in a stunning setting. 

  67. Mount Baker North Ridge

    Mount Baker North Ridge

    Sep 11 -- Sep 13

    $750.00

    The Baker North Ridge is one of top 5 classic ice routes in the lower 48 states and one of the 50 classic climbs of North America. Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington. This route is a super classic.

  68. October
  69. Pico de Orizaba (18,491 ft / 5636 m) Servimont photo

    Pico de Orizaba Ski Descent

    Mexico

    Oct 23 -- Oct 29

    $2,400.00

    NEW FOR 2014 – MEXICO! Pico de Orizaba (18,491 ft / 5636 m) is the highest point in Mexico and the third highest point in North America. It’s a popular mountaineering objective in its own right, but we propose doing what we’re best known for – skiing 4000 ft from the summit to the toe of the Jamapa Glacier! This trip timed to coincide with the end of the storms that brings Orizaba most of its snow, and happens to on the week before Dia de Muertos – the Day of the Dead, one of the great holidays of Mexican culture.