Monthly
Dates
North Cascades
Location
4 Days
Duration
Outdoor
Setting
Advanced
Skill Level

Alpine Climbing: Advanced is our ultimate climbing course that refines your personal practice through detailed instruction and feedback to shape you into an aspiring alpinist. Push yourself physically and mentally while learning new technical mountaineering and alpine climbing skills. Spend 4 days learning advanced climbing technique and mountain travel skills from our talented instructors.

AGES 18+ for adult courses or 16+ with consent from a guardian and Kaf approval.
12-18 for youth courses.
PREREQUISITES Mountaineering: Advanced and Rock Climbing: Advanced
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN Traditional gear placement and anchoring
Practice lead climbing and lead belaying dynamics with traditional gear
Experience rappelling, multi-pitch techniques, and rope management
Snow anchor construction
Moderate and steep snow climbing, practice with steeper crampon techniques
Proper application of combined skills in a variety of terrain
Glaciology and practice leading with glacier travel
Rope team management
Route finding and crevasse field navigation
Mountain weather
INCLUDED Professional instruction
National Park passes and permits
Group mountaineering equipment
All group camping and kitchen equipment
Breakfasts and dinners
NOT INCLUDED Transportation (carpool options available)
Parking passes
Personal equipment
Lunches while in the field
EQUIPMENT You will receive a full packing list following registration, but please feel free to contact us with any gear or equipment specific questions you have. A brief list of what you will need to provide for yourself:
Personal climbing equipment, sleep system, pack, appropriate clothing, and footwear
RENTALS We offer full-service rentals. If you need any gear, please visit our rental page.
TRANSPORTATION & TIMES Transportation and times will be coordinated by email when the pre-trip announcement is sent to all registrants.
WHAT’S NEXT Pair this course with Mountaineering: Advanced for the ultimate 8-day Northwest climbing experience. Also check out Ice Climbing: Advanced, Banff and Ice Climbing: Advanced, New England.
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CUSTOM COURSES We can create any custom course you would like, in any of our disciplines: Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Backpacking, Ice Climbing, Yoga + Wilderness, and Winter Recreation. If you don’t see a date or time that works for you, contact us, and we’ll arrange something. You can find our custom rates here.

 

We’re happy to work with you to develop the perfect course! Please contact us to let us know your goals.

North Cascades National Park

13 – 16 July
24 – 27 August

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CUSTOM COURSES We can create any custom course you would like, in any of our disciplines: Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Backpacking, Ice Climbing, Yoga + Wilderness, and Winter Recreation. If you don’t see a date or time that works for you, contact us, and we’ll arrange something. You can find our custom rates here.

We are really excited to head out there with you! Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Book Online
CUSTOM COURSES We can create any custom course you would like, in any of our disciplines: Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Backpacking, Ice Climbing, Yoga + Wilderness, and Winter Recreation. If you don’t see a date or time that works for you, contact us, and we’ll arrange something. You can find our custom rates here.