Domestic and International Trips and Courses with Certified Guides!

Guided Trips

We offer international and domestic mountain adventures with certified guides. The Matterhorn, the Haute Route, Mont Blanc, the Eiger, Mount Baker, North Cascades National Park and Mount Logan in Canada are some of our destinations. We also offer trips to the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, the Fjords of Norway and Orizaba in Mexico.

Guided Trips
Alisa Dlitz appraching the Bryant Peak Col

TGIM Day Trips -- MONDAY!!

Feb 18, 2013 - Feb 18, 2013

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
not quite to the snow yet

Ski and Rock in Morocco

Feb 23, 2013 - Mar 2, 2013

$2,900.00
Yes, Morocco. The Atlas Range features 4000 meter peaks and we intend to ski them.
The rarely climbed NE ridge of Bonanza Peak

Classic Alpine Adventures in the North Cascades

Jul 22, 2013 - Jul 27, 2013

$1,225.00
Choose your own adventure. For a week we will climb some of the nicest north faces, ridges and classic alpine routes of the North Cascades.
topping out on the ice pitches

Mount Baker North Ridge

Jul 26, 2013 - Jul 28, 2013

$750.00
Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington.

Sherman Crater and Sherman Peak (10160 feet) in the background

Mount Baker Summit Climb - 2 days

Jul 27, 2013 - Jul 28, 2013

$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!
approaching the base of the route

Mount Baker North Ridge

Aug 9, 2013 - Aug 11, 2013

$750.00
Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington.

Back down on the Easton Glacier

Mount Baker Summit Climb - 2 days

Aug 10, 2013 - Aug 11, 2013

$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!
Sherman Crater and Sherman Peak (10160 feet) in the background

Mount Baker Summit Climb - 2 days

Aug 24, 2013 - Aug 25, 2013

$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!
Dave Jordan calling it for the day on the Forbidden Glacier with the Torment - Forbidden Ridge in the background

North Cascades Ridge Traverses

Sep 2, 2013 - Sep 7, 2013

$1,225.00
This week is designed for the seasoned mountaineer who is interested in climbing several North Cascade classic peaks back to back.
The first annual Mount Si Run - September 6th, 2013

The Mount Si Run

Sep 6, 2013 - Sep 6, 2013

$35.00
The first annual race to the top of Mount Si.
Pineapple Basin, Tooth on right.

The Tooth South Face

Sep 7, 2013 - Sep 7, 2013

$220.00
The South Face of the Tooth is the most easily accessed, moderate multi-pitch alpine rock route in Western Washington.
The 5th class pitch that accesses the actual ridge

Chair Peak via West Ridge

Sep 7, 2013 - Sep 7, 2013

$220.00
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.
Route overview from the north

Chair Peak via West Ridge

Sep 14, 2013 - Sep 14, 2013

$220.00
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.
Pineapple Basin, Tooth on right.

The Tooth South Face

Sep 14, 2013 - Sep 14, 2013

$220.00
The South Face of the Tooth is the most easily accessed, moderate multi-pitch alpine rock route in Western Washington.
at the base of the ice pitches

Mount Baker North Ridge

Sep 20, 2013 - Sep 22, 2013

$750.00
Standing at 10,781 feet, Mount Baker is the third highest peak in the State of Washington.

Pineapple Basin, Tooth on right.

The Tooth South Face

Sep 21, 2013 - Sep 21, 2013

$220.00
The South Face of the Tooth is the most easily accessed, moderate multi-pitch alpine rock route in Western Washington.
Route overview from the north

Chair Peak via West Ridge

Sep 28, 2013 - Sep 28, 2013

$220.00
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.
Micheal Kennedy coming to the East Summit of Snoqualmie Mountain

TGIF Day Trips

Jan 31, 2014 - Jan 31, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
Ben drops into the Slot Couloir

TGIF Day Trips

Feb 14, 2014 - Feb 14, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
Kendall Peak Shooting Gallery- northern part

Kendall Shooting Gallery

Mar 7, 2014 - Mar 9, 2014

$460.00
The backside of Kendall Peak is one of the hidden gems in the Snoqualmie Pass backcountry. Spend a few days skiing as many couloirs and chutes as you can!
on the Inspiration Glacier

Forbidden Tour

Mar 12, 2014 - Mar 15, 2014

$590.00
Martin Volken pioneered this multi-day ski tour in 1999 and we still love guiding it.

Alisa Dlitz appraching the Bryant Peak Col

TGIF Day Trips

Mar 14, 2014 - Mar 14, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
Tim Petrick approaching the Chair Peak Basin

TGIF Day Trips

Mar 21, 2014 - Mar 21, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
Dan Nordstrom on the summit slopes of Snoqualmie Mountain

TGIF Day Trips

Mar 28, 2014 - Mar 28, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
In the crowsnest of the Auno, since skiing was not cool enough by itself...

Fjords of Norway

Mar 30, 2014 - Apr 5, 2014

$3,260.00
WE'VE GOT THE BOAT RESERVED AND A GROUP FORMING! DON'T WAIT TOO LONG!



Summit Chief, Chimney Rock and Overcoat Peak from the North

Snoqualmie Haute Route

Apr 2, 2014 - Apr 6, 2014

$750.00
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.
The center section of the Slot Couloir

TGIF Day Trips

Apr 4, 2014 - Apr 4, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
Mike Hattrup testing a new K2 Shuksan in the Couloir Cosmique in Chamonix.

Short Bus Adventure Ski Week

Apr 7, 2014 - Apr 12, 2014

$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.
Approaching camp near Ripsaw Ridge

Spearhead Traverse

Apr 7, 2014 - Apr 10, 2014

$600.00
Europe has the Haute Route. The Northwest has the Spearhead Traverse.
the amazing descent down the Forbidden Glacier (Scott Schell photo)

Forbidden Tour

Apr 10, 2014 - Apr 13, 2014

$590.00
Martin Volken pioneered this multi-day ski tour in 1999 and we still love guiding it.

Beautiful touring terrain near the Snowlake divide

TGIF Day Trips

Apr 11, 2014 - Apr 11, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
Dave Vanderhoff in his element coming off the Hinter Fiescherhorn. Finsteraarhorn in the background.

Bernese Oberland Ski Traverse

Apr 14, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014

$2,150.00
Pro Guiding Service has guided in the Bernese Oberland for well over 20 guided weeks, and we love going back.
Sunrise on the Col de L'Eveque on Day 6

Haute Route ski tour 2014

Apr 14, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014

$2,200.00
The Haute Route is most likely the single most famous ski traverse in the Alps.
Deep views back into the Chair Peak basin

TGIF Day Trips

Apr 18, 2014 - Apr 18, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
Typical Chugach skiing

Valdez Ski Touring Week

Apr 19, 2014 - Apr 24, 2014

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

Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa Ski Descent

Apr 21, 2014 - Apr 26, 2014

$2,600.00
The two highest peaks in the Alps. Two amazing ski descents. A true epic!

Dan Nordstrom on the summit slopes of Snoqualmie Mountain

TGIF Day Trips

Apr 25, 2014 - Apr 25, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
on the Inspiration Glacier

Forbidden Tour

May 2, 2014 - May 5, 2014

$590.00
Martin Volken pioneered this multi-day ski tour in 1999 and we still love guiding it.

Ben drops into the Slot Couloir

TGIF Day Trips

May 2, 2014 - May 2, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
Mt. Shuksan via the White Salmon Glacier

Mt. Shuksan via the White Salmon Glacier

May 3, 2014 - May 4, 2014

$350.00
Mt. Shuksan boasts some of the most impressive icefalls, faces, and towers this side of Alaska.
Mount Baker 10,781ft.

Mount Baker Bullet Train

May 3, 2014 - May 3, 2014

$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!
Pickets Ski Traverse

Pickets Ski Traverse

May 5, 2014 - May 10, 2014

$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!
Alternate camp on the Quien Sabe Glacier

Boston Basin Ski Mountaineering Course

May 8, 2014 - May 11, 2014

$720.00
Boston Basin is located in the heart of the North Cascades and lies at the foot of the famous Forbidden Peak and quite possibly provides one of the best ski mountaineering course settings in the lower 48 states.
Sunrise on the Inspiration Glacier

The Isolation Traverse

May 8, 2014 - May 11, 2014

$595.00
The Isolation Traverse takes you through the mountain wilderness north of Eldorado.
George Wiggins drowning in powder on Snoqualmie Mountain

TGIF Day Trips

May 9, 2014 - May 9, 2014

$155.00
The mountains in our backyard hold a collection of day touring gems that should not be missed.
Skinning by the Blowhole on the Platform Glacier

Spearhead Traverse Express

May 9, 2014 - May 11, 2014

$545.00
Europe has the Haute Route. The Northwest has the Spearhead Traverse.
Early morning on the Quien Sabe Glacier with  Johannisberg in the back. Andrew McLean photo

Sahale Peak Ski Touring

May 10, 2014 - May 11, 2014

$350.00
It's been named the best summit view in the North Cascades and this may well be true. Come see for yourself!
Early morning on Klawatti Col looking towards Eldorado Peak

Forbidden Express

May 16, 2014 - May 18, 2014

$520.00
Martin Volken pioneered this multi-day ski tour in 1999 and we still love guiding it.

Baker Summit Ridge

Mount Baker Bullet Train

May 17, 2014 - May 17, 2014

$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!
Base Camp on the Quintino Sella Glacier

Mount Logan Ski Expedition, Yukon

May 18, 2014 - Jun 6, 2014

$6,300.00
Mount Logan is the biggest single mountain in the world. Its dimensions are gigantic. We intend to ski from near the summit.
Mount Baker 10,781ft.

Mount Baker Ski Summit

May 23, 2014 - May 25, 2014

$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!
Mount Baker Summit Express

Mount Baker Ski Summit Express

May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014

$360.00
Do you simply want to summit this beautiful peak? Are you fit and ready? Come with us.
Early morning on the Quien Sabe Glacier with  Johannisberg in the back. Andrew McLean photo

Sahale Peak Ski Touring

May 31, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014

$350.00
It's been named the best summit view in the North Cascades and this may well be true. Come see for yourself!
The South Side of Mount Rainier

2014 Mount Rainier --- SOLD OUT!

Jul 13, 2014 - Jul 16, 2014

$1,326.00
Mount Rainier is undeniable. At almost 14,400 feet, it is the third highest peak in the lower 48 states.
The Pickets Traverse

The Pickets Traverse

Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 26, 2014

$1,300.00
This sub-range of the North Cascades is considered the most rugged terrain in the lower 48.
The Matterhorn and its famous Hornli Ridge

Matterhorn and Zermatt Valley

Aug 11, 2014 - Aug 15, 2014

$0.00
Just about every mountaineer wants to climb the Matterhorn at some point. We'll do it...and then some.
Kurt Buchwald in the fixed rope section near the shoulder.

Alps Trilogy: Matterhorn, Eiger, Mont Blanc

Aug 17, 2014 - Aug 26, 2014

$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.
Near the summit of the Dufourspitze.

Monte Rosa Traverse

Aug 18, 2014 - Aug 23, 2014

$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.
Summer Haute Route

Summer Haute Route

Aug 25, 2014 - Aug 30, 2014

$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.
Amazing ski terrain below the Gran Zebru

Ortler Ski Traverse 2015

Apr 6, 2015 - Apr 11, 2015

$1,850.00
A fantastic week of ski touring in the high Italian Alps.