Sign up for a course or a trip and receive a 10% discount on purchases and a 20% discount on gear rental. Go to Pro Ski and Mountain Service.Pro Ski and Mountain Service is our retail specialty store. It has been located in North Bend, WA since 1999.The past trips and courses have had a large influence on what we sell. Many of our Pro Guiding customers come on trips and courses with gear they purchased from our store. Not only do we want our clients to have the right gear for the job; we also receive direct feedback from them while they are using it in the field. Trust us - if the gear does not work - we won't sell it.
I have map and compass skills, will I get anything out of this class? The real life nature of a night tour, even challenges our guides. We can pretty much guarantee that you will learn a lot from this class.
Where will the indoor component be conducted? The indoor component of this course will be conducted in the the town of North Bend as a designated indoor classroom space. The specific meeting location will be announce 10 days prior to the start of the course.
Where will the night tour be conducted? The tour will be conducted in the Alpental backcontry. The accurate location will be determined by the instructor depending on conditions and weather.
SHOULD I TIP MY GUIDE? AND HOW MUCH SHOULD I TIP THEM? Although tipping is not a requirement it is considered standard practice in the guiding industry and is appreciated by our guides. We generally recommend roughly 10%-15% of your course or trip cost or flat price tip that you are comfortable with.