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Northwest Alpine Guides

Backcountry Skiing

Mount Baker Ski Descent offers one of the best ski descents in North America with 7,000′ of glaciated riding! You can count on one hand places on Earth that receive as much snow as Mount Baker and the North Cascades.

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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.

Mount Baker 2 day ascent 2 day ascent 2 day ascent 2 day ascent 2 day ascent 2 day ascent 2 day ascent 2 day ascent

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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Learn alpine mountaineering skills on Mount Baker with Northwest Alpine Guides!

Mount Rainier 4 day ascent Climb for Nepal - 3 day ascent

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.

Mount Shuksan 3 day ascent 3 day ascent 3 day ascent 3 day ascent

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.

Glacier Mountaineering 5 day course 5 day course 5 day course 5 day course 5 day course

Learn how to mountain climb on glaciated peaks!  Northwest Alpine Guides offers four and five day mountaineering courses in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Sahale Peak 2 day ascent 2 day ascent 2 day ascent 2 day ascent

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 5 day ascent 5 day ascent

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.

Eldorado Peak 3 day ascent 3 day ascent

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 3 day ascent

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.

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The Mexican Volcanoes are an excellent introduction into the world of high altitude mountaineering. Pico de Orizaba at 18,490ft is the highest mountain in Mexico and the third highest in North America.

Alpine Ice Climbing

Come discover the thrill of ice climbing on Mount Baker.

Mount Baker North Ridge 3 day ascent

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.

Alpine Rock Climbing

Come discover the thrill of Alpine rock climbing with a climb of The Tooth. Located at Snoqualmie pass just 30 minutes outside of Seattle, The Tooth offers a great day of multi-pitch climbing and scenic views.