Courses

Rock Climbing: Intermediate, Indoor

This intermediate course is the essential foundation for your sport climbing career. If you are wanting to take lead climbing from the gym to the crag, or you want to progress
Seattle, Washington
2.5 hours

Backcountry Skiing/Splitboarding: Intermediate

Step away from resort skiing into freedom of movement! Kaf Adventures wants to help you earn your turns beyond the ski areas! We want to instruct you in the tools
Mount Rainier National Park, WA; Snoqualmie Pass, WA; Crystal Mountain Backcountry, WA; and Mount Baker, WA
2 days

Backcountry Skiing/Splitboarding: Beginner

This course is designed for experienced in-bound skiers and snowboarders who are looking to develop the skills necessary to travel safely in the backcountry. The course will teach the fundamentals
Mount Rainier National Park, WA; Snoqualmie Pass, WA; Crystal Mountain Backcountry, WA; and Mount Baker, WA
8 Hours

Winter Travel: Intermediate

Develop essential winter camping skills to increase your comfort in a winter landscape. Receive hands on experience traveling, navigating, camping, cooking, and sleeping in a winter environment. AGES 18+ for adult
Hurricane Ridge, WA; Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest; Mount Rainier National Park, WA; and North Cascades National Park, WA; Mount Hood National Forest, OR
2 days

Winter Travel: Beginner

Experience the North Cascades in all its serene and quiet breathtaking beauty. More than just an escape from the city, this course will equip you with the skills to navigate
Hurricane Ridge, WA; Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest; Mount Rainier National Park, WA; and North Cascades National Park, WA; Mount Hood National Forest, OR
9 hours

Avalanche: AIARE Level 1

Traveling in a winter environment has inherent risk. Snow conditions dramatically change throughout the winter, affecting snow stability. The ability to recognize avalanche terrain and have a decision making frame
Seattle: Kaf Adventures and Snoqualmie Pass.Portland: The Mountain Shop and Mt. Hood.
3 Days

Avalanche: AIARE Avalanche Rescue

AIARE Avalanche Rescue is a one-day stand alone course that is intended to be retaken on a regular basis in order to stay current with best practices in avalanche rescue
Snoqualmie Pass, WA; Mt. Baker Ski Area, WA; or Stevens Pass Backcountry, WA
5 Hours

Avalanche: Intermediate

After taking our Avalanche: Beginner lecture, let's get out in the field and practice! Our Avalanche: Intermediate course expounds upon the topics covered during our lecture session. Throughout the day, participants will continue to
Snoqualmie Pass, WA; Mt. Baker Ski Area, WA; or Stevens Pass Backcountry, WA
8 Hours

Avalanche: Beginner

If you are new to avalanche terrain this is a great place to start. Take the first steps to really "know before you go" with this fundamental classroom based lecture. 
Seattle, WA and Portland, OR
3 Hours

Ice Climbing: Intermediate

So, you’re familiar with the joy of swinging tools, foot placements on ice, and the unforgettable “screaming barfies," but are looking to take the next step in your climbing progression.
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, WA; and Frenchman Coulee, WA
8 Hours

Ice Climbing: Beginner

Welcome to the wonderful world of frozen water! We at Kaf Adventures love to ice climb! In fact, ice climbing has been a part of mountaineering and exploration for decades.
Monthly
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, WA; Banks Lake, WA; or Frenchman Coulee, WA

Backpacking: Beginner

Change up your routine and join a kaf instructor in a rewarding 2-day backpacking trip. Get firsthand knowledge on skills like interpreting a route on a topographic map, food prep
Olympic National Park, North Cascades National Park
2 days

Backpacking: Beginner, Indoor

This high-value, low-cost educational course is for the avid day-hiker who wants to plan their own backpacking trip. Come to the Kaf office and engage in this 8-hour extensive classroom
Kaf Adventures, Washington; or Mountain Shop, Oregon
8 Hours

AMGA SPI: Exam

The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Single-Pitch Instructor (SPI) Exam is the first in the AMGA sequence of climbing instructor and guide training assessments. The SPI exam is designed to help recreational climbers
Smith Rock, OR
2 days

AMGA SPI: Course

The American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Single-Pitch Instructor (SPI) Course is the first in the AMGA sequence of climbing instructor and guide training programs. The SPI course was designed to help
Weekly
Smith Rock, OR, Missoula, MT

Rock Rescue: Advanced, Indoor

Whether you climb 5.12 sport routes, moderate alpine routes, or typically just follow your partner, it’s crucial that you know how to get out of a rock climbing emergency. This
West Seattle Health Club
2 days, 16 hours

Crevasse Rescue: Advanced

This is our most comprehensive mountaineering course built specifically to support your leadership skills in the mountains. With the Mountaineering: Intermediate  and/or Crevasse Rescue: Intermediate course (or equivalent experience) under your belt,
Mount Baker, WA or Mount Shuksan, WA
4 Days

Crevasse Rescue: Intermediate

One important responsibility of travelling on a rope team is to be prepared for a rescue in glaciated terrain, and having the technical skills and confidence necessary to do so
Mt. Baker
2 days

Rock Climbing: Advanced

Leave the quickdraws at home for this one! Further your rock skills with certified single-pitch instructors by learning as they educate you on placing traditional protection in cracks, constructing EARNEST
Mount Erie, Index, and Frenchmans Coulee WA;
8 Hours

Rock Climbing: Intermediate

Now that you’ve got some climbing experience under your belt, this course is the perfect opportunity to graduate from indoor climber to rock climber. Learn from certified single-pitch instructors how
Mount Erie, Index, and Frenchmans Coulee WA;
8 Hours

Rock Climbing: Beginner

This course is the perfect excuse to satiate your appetite the beautiful outdoors and take advantage of the PNW crags. Put your bouldering to the test and get your hands
Mount Erie, Exit 38, and Frenchman Coulee, Washington or Broughton Bluff and Smith Rock, Oregon
8 Hours

Rock Climbing: Beginner, Indoor

Are you outdoorsy, adventurous and looking for a hobby? Something to keep you active and limber? Take the first step into the climbing world by enrolling in this 3 hour
West Seattle Health Club, WA
2.5 hours

Alpine Climbing: Advanced

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
North Cascades
4 Days

Mountaineering: Advanced

It’s easy to become complacent after you’ve been equipped with the technical skills to execute your own mountaineering trips, but there’s so much more to learn! Now’s the time to
Mount Baker, WA
4 Days

Mountaineering: Intermediate

You’ve taken our Mountaineering: Beginner course and broken through the barrier of entry to the mountains! You’ve prepared yourself, asked all the appropriate questions, and researched all the gear you
Mt. Baker, WA or Mt. Shuksan, WA
3 Days

Mountaineering: Beginner

Break through the mountaineer’s barrier of entry and transform yourself from outdoorsy to knowledgeable backcountry traveler. Mountaineering: Beginner is the first step in your personal transformation from hiker and backpacker
Kaf Adventures, WA; Mountain Shop, Portland, Oregon
8 Hours