Domestic and International Trips and Courses with Certified Guides!

Instruction

Pro Guiding Service offers instructional courses for all ability levels in AIARE avalanche education, ski touring, ski mountaineering, steep skiing, alpine climbing, ice climbing and rock climbing. Most of those courses are taught in the mountains of the North Cascades National Park, on Mount Baker, Snoqualmie Pass, and the rock climbing areas of Exit 32 and Exit 38 of North Bend, Vantage and the Index Townwall.

Instruction
super close and super fun!

Ice Climbing and Mixed Climbing

Dec 17, 2013 - Dec 17, 2013

$155.00
Alpental offers excellent access to surprisingly good ice climbing and bolted mixed climbing.
Surprisingly steep

Ice Climbing and Mixed Climbing

Jan 10, 2014 - Jan 10, 2014

$155.00
Alpental offers excellent access to surprisingly good ice climbing and bolted mixed climbing.
Surprisingly  vertical

Ice Climbing and Mixed Climbing

Jan 24, 2014 - Jan 24, 2014

$155.00
Alpental offers excellent access to surprisingly good ice climbing and bolted mixed climbing.
Iceclimbing in the Alpental ski area

Ice Climbing and Mixed Climbing

Feb 3, 2014 - Feb 3, 2014

$155.00
Alpental offers excellent access to surprisingly good ice climbing and bolted mixed climbing.
Lauren Duvall getting pumped

Intro to Rock Climbing

Jun 27, 2014 - Jun 29, 2014

$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.
Classic Sunny Vantage

Intro and Intermediate Rock Climbing in Vantage, WA

Jun 28, 2014 - Jun 29, 2014

$300.00
Summer can be slow to arrive in Western Washington, so lets take a short drive to Vantage where the sun is almost always shining!
Crevasse rescue practice in an amazing class room.

Mountaineering Course in the North Cascades

Jul 8, 2014 - Jul 12, 2014

$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.

Nils Watkins getting after it.

Kid's Rock Climbing

Jul 9, 2014 - Jul 11, 2014

$200.00
Kids ages 8-14 will learn about basic rock climbing skills, climbing etiquette and belaying techniques.
Lead climbing at the level that you are comfortable with

Lead climbing course in Vantage and North Bend

Jul 11, 2014 - Jul 13, 2014

$450.00
The objective of this intermediate level rock climbing course is to give the course participant the necessary skills and judgment to comfortably lead sport routes at their desired level of difficulty.
Anchor Station management in the vertical arena

Trad Rock Course at Index and Vantage, WA

Jul 14, 2014 - Jul 16, 2014

$460.00
Learn how to place gear for rock climbing the right way. From ground up. It is important. Sport climbing is one thing, placing gear on lead is another. Learn how to do it safely from professional mountain guides!
"Heliotrope Ridge Camp" - amazing! (7200 feet)

Mount Baker Mountaineering School and Summit Climb

Jul 23, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014

$815.00
Gain mountaineering skills including glacier travel, crevasse rescue, ice climbing, and a summit attempt of Mount Baker.
Safe rappelling techniques in Vantage, WA

Lead climbing course in Vantage and North Bend

Jul 25, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014

$450.00
The objective of this intermediate level rock climbing course is to give the course participant the necessary skills and judgment to comfortably lead sport routes at their desired level of difficulty.
or climb at your personal limit at Exit 32 in North Bend

Intro to Rock Climbing

Jul 25, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014

$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.
crampon work on the "lower Coleman Glacier"

Mount Baker Mountaineering School and Summit Climb

Aug 1, 2014 - Aug 5, 2014

$815.00
Gain mountaineering skills including glacier travel, crevasse rescue, ice climbing, and a summit attempt of Mount Baker.
The super classic view of Forbidden Peak from the Boston-Sahale col

Mountaineering Course in the North Cascades

Aug 5, 2014 - Aug 9, 2014

$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.

Advanced Kid's Rock

Advanced Kid's Rock

Aug 6, 2014 - Aug 8, 2014

$250.00
We've had great success with our Kid's Rock program and many of the kids are ready for more.
Near "Coleman-Deming Col" (9000 feet)

Mount Baker Mountaineering School and Summit Climb

Aug 27, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

$815.00
Gain mountaineering skills including glacier travel, crevasse rescue, ice climbing, and a summit attempt of Mount Baker.
Get comfortable on Alpine Ice.

Alpine Ice Course on Mount Baker

Sep 4, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014

$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.
Crevasse rescue practice in an amazing class room.

Mountaineering Course in the Forbidden Peak area

Sep 9, 2014 - Sep 13, 2014

$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.

More climbing in the Feathers area in Vantage

Intro to Rock Climbing

Sep 26, 2014 - Sep 28, 2014

$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.
Pin point search made easy

AIARE 1 Avalanche Course

Dec 26, 2014 - Dec 28, 2014

$325.00
This three-day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.
You will do this

3 day Intro to Ski Touring Course

Jan 2, 2015 - Jan 4, 2015

$450.00

The best way to become a backcountry skier is to take a backcountry skiing course. Plain and simple.

Alpental backcountry at its best

1 Day Ski Touring Intro

Jan 3, 2015 - Jan 3, 2015

$155.00
Your first ski tour - just do it!
Our outdoor classroom

AIARE 1 Refresher

Jan 4, 2015 - Jan 4, 2015

$175.00
There is so much good information in an AIARE L1 course, it is worth while brushing up on it.
Pin point search made easy

AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course

Jan 6, 2015 - Jan 11, 2015

$325.00
This two evening and two day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.
Facets!

AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course

Jan 8, 2015 - Jan 11, 2015

$480.00
Prerequisite: Level 1 or equivalent highly recommended.
Our outdoor classroom

AIARE 1 Refresher

Jan 10, 2015 - Jan 10, 2015

$175.00
There is so much good information in an AIARE L1 course, it is worth while brushing up on it.
The classic Cascade snowpack.

AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course -- Issaquah evening classroom

Jan 13, 2015 - Jan 18, 2015

$325.00
This two evening and two day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.
skiing back down from the Chair Peak basin

Intro to Ski Touring - two weekends

Jan 17, 2015 - Jan 25, 2015

$600.00
Now with convenient weekend dates:
January 17-18 and January 24-25.
Maritime snow climate pit craft!

AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course

Jan 20, 2015 - Jan 25, 2015

$325.00
This two evening and two day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.
The rarely skied Chair Peak South Shoulder Couloir with the Chair Peak basin below

Advanced Ski Touring Course on Sundays

Jan 25, 2015 - Feb 15, 2015

$600.00
This four-day course will build on your previous backcountry skiing experience.
pinpoint search

Advanced Transceiver Search

Jan 25, 2015 - Jan 25, 2015

$125.00
A great refresher and enhancer of your transceiver skills.
Great light on Mt Snoqualmie, top shack Chair 2 in background.

Intro to Ski Touring on Saturdays

Jan 31, 2015 - Feb 21, 2015

$600.00
This Intro to Ski Touring Course is offered on consecutive Saturdays for those with time constraints
Advanced Navigation

Advanced Navigation

Feb 1, 2015 - Feb 1, 2015

$185.00
This course has a lot to cover. Be prepared to learn!
Beautiful terrain for your first ski tour

1 Day Ski Touring Intro

Feb 1, 2015 - Feb 1, 2015

$155.00
Your first ski tour - just do it!
Learn about terrain selection.  Photo by: Fred Hammerquist

3 day Intro to Ski Touring Course

Feb 6, 2015 - Feb 8, 2015

$450.00

The best way to become a backcountry skier is to take a backcountry skiing course. Plain and simple.

Advanced terrain assessment

AIARE Level 2 Avalanche Course

Feb 6, 2015 - Feb 9, 2015

$480.00
Prerequisite: Level 1 or equivalent highly recommended.
The basics of a compression test

AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course

Feb 20, 2015 - Feb 22, 2015

$325.00
This three-day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.
You will do this

3 day Ski touring Course

Feb 27, 2015 - Mar 1, 2015

$450.00

The best way to become a backcountry skier is to take a backcountry skiing course. Plain and simple.

Maritime snow climate pit craft!

AIARE Level 1 Avalanche Course

Mar 3, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015

$325.00
This two evening and two day course focuses exclusively on snow safety.
Advanced Navigation Course

Advanced Navigation Course

Mar 7, 2015 - Mar 7, 2015

$175.00
This course has a lot to cover. Be prepared to learn!
fun near Heliotrope Ridge

Mount Baker Ski Mountaineering Course

Apr 16, 2015 - Apr 19, 2015

$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.
basic climbing in steep snow

Ski Mountaineering Course in Boston Basin

May 7, 2015 - May 10, 2015

$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.