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  • On the ski mountaineering course the group of four move through glaciated terrain on a rope.
  • Practicing different kinds of snow anchors with Mount Shuksan in the background.
  • Lead guide and Founder of Guided Exposure belaying a guest into a steep couloir.
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Ski Mountaineering Course

Regular price
$1,300.00 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$1,300.00 USD

The 4 day course will take place on one of Mount Bakers beautiful glaciers or nearby in the North Cascades National Park. Over 3 nights and 4 days we will introduce, practice, and apply the skills necessary for climbing Cascadian Volcanoes and peaks abroad. Each day we will takes runs around the glaciers while allowing participants the opportunity to get out front and lead the group. Under the supervision of our experienced guides you can receive direct feedback and immediately apply the feedback resulting in skill development. 

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Glacier travel
  • Crevasse rescue
  • Snow anchors
  • Knots & hitches
  • Use the rope while descending
  • Self arrest
  • Winter camping
  • Secure riding movement in variable snow


Best For

  • Strong Intermediate or higher ski and skinning ability
  • Ability to ski or ride with a backpack
  • Moderate or above fitness (ascend 4,700 vertical feet over 4 miles in a day)
  • Ascend a total of 7,200' of vertical over 12 miles round trip
  • Fitness for 4 days in the mountains

 

Cancellation Policy

It is your responsibility to be familiar with our Payment, Cancellation, and Rescheduling Policies. When you book a trip with Guided Exposure, you are agreeing to our policies outlined here:

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