As the most heavily glaciated peak of the Cascade volcanoes. At 10,781 feet, it is the third-highest mountain in Washington State and the fifth-highest in the Cascade Range.
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This crown jewel of the North Cascades is one of the most beautiful mountains in America, and our guided climbs of Mount Shuksan are unforgettable.
As the most prominent mountain in the contiguous United States, Mount Rainier with its 26 major glaciers provides an excellent climbing experience situated within a pristine wilderness environment.
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Sahale Peak stands at the head of Cascade Pass and the impressive Stehekin Valley. The climb presents a moderate challenge and is situated among other classic peaks such as Forbidden Peak and Boston Peak.
Mount Olympus is one of the most aesthetic peaks in Washington State and offers a truly unique wilderness experience. The climb is demanding due to its eighteen mile approach hike up the Hoh River.
Ruth Mountain stands at the edge of the most rugged section of North Cascades National Park. The climb presents a moderate challenge and is situated among other classic peaks such as Mount Shuksan.
Eldorado Peak is considered the “Queen of the Cascade River“. The peak is perched at the edge of the largest contiguous ice-sheet in the lower 48 states known as the Klawatti-Inspiration-McAlister icecap.
Forbidden Peak is the jewel of Boston Basin. This classic alpine glacier and rock climb represents the next challenge for those interested in more advanced terrain. The climb presents a moderate alpine rock challenge and is situated among other classic peaks such as Sahale Peak and Boston Peak.
Contact Northwest Alpine Guides to plan a private or custom trip. If you have a small group, student organization, fundrasier event or just want to climb a different route or peak we can organize the right climb or course for you.
North Cascades National Park also know as the “American Alps” The park includes some of the 50 Classic Climbs in North America. Mount Shuksan, Eldorado Peak, Sahale Peak, Forbidden Peak, Sharkfin Tower, Mount Buckner, Mount Triumph and Mount Torment.