1. July
  2. The first glimpse of the south side of Mount Baker from Schreiber Meadows

    Mount Baker Summit Climb - 2 days

    Jul 26 -- Jul 27

    $500.00

    Mount Baker is one of the most beautiful volcanoes on the West Coast. Climbing this strenuous but technically moderate 10780 foot peak can be done as an overnight trip!

  3. August
  4. crampon work on the "lower Coleman Glacier"

    Mount Baker Mountaineering School and Summit Climb

    North Cascades

    Aug 1 -- Aug 5

    $815.00

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

  5. Back down on the Easton Glacier

    Mount Baker Summit Climb - 2 days

    Aug 2 -- Aug 3

    $500.00

    Mount Baker is one of the most beautiful volcanoes on the West Coast. Climbing this strenuous but technically moderate 10780 foot peak can be done as an overnight trip!

  6. The steep rappel section of the summit

    The Tooth South Face

    Alpental Valley

    Aug 2 -- Aug 2

    $220.00

    The South Face of the Tooth is the most easily accessed, moderate multi-pitch alpine rock route in Western Washington.

  7. The start of the route

    Chair Peak via West Ridge

    Alpental Valley

    Aug 3 -- Aug 3

    $250.00

    Pioneered by Pro Guiding owner Martin Volken, and only 1 hour from Seattle, this route provides a great test piece for much more remote and classic mountains, like the North Cascades or even the Alps.

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

    Mountaineering Course in the North Cascades

    North Cascades

    Aug 5 -- Aug 9

    $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.

  9. Advanced Kid's Rock

    Advanced Kid's Rock

    North Bend or Vantage, WA

    Aug 6 -- Aug 8

    $250.00

    We've had great success with our Kid's Rock program and many of the kids are ready for more.

  10. approaching the base of the route

    Mount Baker North Ridge

    Mt. Baker North Ridge

    Aug 8 -- Aug 10

    $750.00

    Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington.

  11. The Matterhorn and its famous Hornli Ridge

    Matterhorn and Zermatt Valley

    Zermatt Valley, Switzerland

    Aug 11 -- Aug 15

    $0.00

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

  12. More climbing in the Feathers area in Vantage

    Intro to Rock Climbing

    North Bend or Vantage, WA

    Aug 15 -- Aug 17

    $360.00

    Learn the thrill of rock climbing with an emphasis on safety and skills that will allow you to enjoy the sport with confidence.

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

    Alps Trilogy: Matterhorn, Eiger, Mont Blanc

    Switzerland and France

    Aug 17 -- Aug 26

    $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.

  14. Near the summit of the Dufourspitze.

    Monte Rosa Traverse

    Switzerland and Italy

    Aug 18 -- Aug 23

    $2,400.00

    Monte Rosa is the second highest peak in the Alps at 15,292 feet. No other traverse in the Alps will let you summit as many 4,000 meter peaks in such a short time.

  15. :  Warm up in the ancient Araucaría forest near Lonquimay.  These trees are up to 3000-years old and make a magical setting.  Get your ski legs back and remember how to use your beacon and make a kick turn.  Get in a few thousand feet of great skiing.

    Skiing Classic Volcanoes in Chile

    Chile

    Aug 22 -- Sep 2

    $5,900.00

    Skiing in Chile during the northern summer months should be on every skier's "bucket list." Ski mountaineering on the volcanoes of Chile is the best way to combine great skiing with a genuine cultural experience. This is a world-class trip with quintessential peaks, unique landscapes, stellar accommodations and great food.

  16. Pre-dawn start on the big Easton Glacier

    Mount Baker Summit Climb - 2 days

    Aug 23 -- Aug 24

    $500.00

    Mount Baker is one of the most beautiful volcanoes on the West Coast. Climbing this strenuous but technically moderate 10780 foot peak can be done as an overnight trip!

  17. Summer Haute Route

    Summer Haute Route

    Aug 25 -- Aug 30

    $2,200.00

    The Summer Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt is arguably one of the most scenic and famous multi-day hikes in all of the Alps.

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

    Mount Baker Mountaineering School and Summit Climb

    North Cascades

    Aug 27 -- Aug 31

    $815.00

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

  19. Karsten Delap in the 5th class pitch that accesses the actual ridge

    Chair Peak via West Ridge

    Alpental Valley

    Aug 30 -- Aug 30

    $250.00

    Pioneered by Pro Guiding owner Martin Volken, and only 1 hour from Seattle, this route provides a great test piece for much more remote and classic mountains, like the North Cascades or even the Alps.

  20. September
  21. Dave Jordan calling it for the day on the Forbidden Glacier with the Torment - Forbidden Ridge in the background

    North Cascades Ridge Traverses

    North Cascades

    Sep 1 -- Sep 6

    $1,225.00

    This week is designed for the seasoned mountaineer who is interested in climbing several North Cascade classic peaks back to back.

  22. Get comfortable on Alpine Ice.

    Alpine Ice Course on Mount Baker

    Mount Baker, WA

    Sep 4 -- Sep 7

    $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.

  23. Fun climbing on the middle pitch

    The Tooth South Face

    Alpental Valley

    Sep 6 -- Sep 6

    $220.00

    The South Face of the Tooth is the most easily accessed, moderate multi-pitch alpine rock route in Western Washington.

  24. In the exposed chock stone section

    Chair Peak via West Ridge

    Alpental Valley

    Sep 6 -- Sep 6

    $250.00

    Pioneered by Pro Guiding owner Martin Volken, and only 1 hour from Seattle, this route provides a great test piece for much more remote and classic mountains, like the North Cascades or even the Alps.

  25. Crevasse rescue practice in an amazing class room.

    Mountaineering Course in the Forbidden Peak area

    North Cascades

    Sep 9 -- Sep 13

    $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.

  26. at the base of the ice pitches

    Mount Baker North Ridge

    Mt. Baker North Ridge

    Sep 19 -- Sep 21

    $750.00

    Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington.

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

    Pico de Orizaba Ski Descent

    Mexico

    Oct 24 -- Oct 30

    $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.

  29. December
  30. Pin point search made easy

    AIARE 1 Avalanche Course

    Snoqualmie Pass

    Dec 26 -- Dec 28

    $325.00

    This three-day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.

  31. January
  32. Our outdoor classroom

    AIARE 1 Refresher

    Jan 4 -- Jan 4

    $175.00

    There is so much good information in an AIARE L1 course, it is worth while brushing up on it.

  33. Pin point search made easy

    AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course

    Snoqualmie Pass

    Jan 6 -- Jan 11

    $325.00

    This two evening and two day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.

  34. Facets!

    AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course

    Alpental

    Jan 8 -- Jan 11

    $480.00

    Prerequisite: Level 1 or equivalent highly recommended.

  35. Our outdoor classroom

    AIARE 1 Refresher

    Jan 10 -- Jan 10

    $175.00

    There is so much good information in an AIARE L1 course, it is worth while brushing up on it.

  36. The classic Cascade snowpack.

    AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course -- Issaquah evening classroom

    Snoqualmie Pass

    Jan 13 -- Jan 18

    $325.00

    This two evening and two day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.

  37. Maritime snow climate pit craft!

    AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course

    Snoqualmie Pass

    Jan 20 -- Jan 25

    $325.00

    This two evening and two day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.

  38. pinpoint search

    Advanced Transceiver Search

    Alpental

    Jan 25 -- Jan 25

    $125.00

    A great refresher and enhancer of your transceiver skills.

  39. February
  40. Advanced Navigation

    Advanced Navigation

    Alpental

    Feb 1 -- Feb 1

    $185.00

    This course has a lot to cover. Be prepared to learn!

  41. Advanced terrain assessment

    AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course

    Feb 6 -- Feb 9

    $480.00

    Prerequisite: Level 1 or equivalent highly recommended.

  42. The basics of a compression test

    AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course

    Snoqualmie Pass

    Feb 20 -- Feb 22

    $325.00

    This three-day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.

  43. March
  44. Maritime snow climate pit craft!

    AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course

    Snoqualmie Pass

    Mar 3 -- Mar 8

    $325.00

    This two evening and two day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.

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

    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!



  46. 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.

  47. April
  48. 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.

  49. Amazing ski terrain below the Gran Zebru

    Ortler Ski Traverse 2015

    Ortler Range, Italy

    Apr 6 -- Apr 11

    $1,850.00

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

  50. Dave Vanderhoff in his element coming off the Hinter Fiescherhorn. Finsteraarhorn in the background.

    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.

  51. 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.

  52. 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.

  53. 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!

  54. May
  55. 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.

  56. 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.

  57. July
  58. 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.