1. August
  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. September
  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Tools of the trade

    Mount Baker North Ridge

    Mt. Baker North Ridge

    Sep 5 -- Sep 7

    $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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. The Mount Si Run

    The Mount Si Run

    North Bend, WA

    Sep 26 -- Sep 26

    $30.00

    The second annual race to the top of Mount Si.

  14. October
  15. 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.

  16. December
  17. 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.

  18. January
  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. Facets!

    AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course

    Alpental

    Jan 8 -- Jan 11

    $480.00

    Prerequisite: Level 1 or equivalent highly recommended.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. pinpoint search

    Advanced Transceiver Search

    Alpental

    Jan 25 -- Jan 25

    $125.00

    A great refresher and enhancer of your transceiver skills.

  26. February
  27. Advanced Navigation

    Advanced Navigation

    Alpental

    Feb 1 -- Feb 1

    $185.00

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

  28. Advanced terrain assessment

    AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course

    Feb 6 -- Feb 9

    $480.00

    Prerequisite: Level 1 or equivalent highly recommended.

  29. 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.

  30. March
  31. 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.

  32. 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!



  33. 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.

  34. April
  35. 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.

  36. 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.

  37. 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.

  38. 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.

  39. 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.

  40. 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!

  41. May
  42. 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.

  43. 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.

  44. July
  45. 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.