Mountaineering

Sahale Peak
Three to four day backpacking route in the Northern Cascades with approximately 17 miles round trip and 5000-6000 vertical gain. This area boasts views of the Stehekin valley and into the heart of the North Cascades, and great sunrises and sunsets from camp.


Difficulty Level: Beginner

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition and it is recommended that they have some backpacking experience.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $450-$750

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information

Ruth Mountain
Ruth Mountain is one of the best entry lev­el glacier peaks to climb with its moderate slopes and easy approach. From the sum­mit, you get a glimpse towards the spec­tac­u­lar Pick­ets Range and a unique north side view of Mount Shuksan.


Difficulty Level: Beginner

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition and it is recommended that they have some backpacking experience.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $450-$750

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information

Mt. Baker
Three to four day mountaineering experience that includes glacier crossing and roped team climbing. A gain of nearly 5,000 feet from camp to summit earns climbers spectacular views of Glacier Peak, North Cascades, and north Puget Sound.


Difficulty Level: Intermediate

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition, be able to carry a 40lb backpack for 4-5 hours with an elevation gain of up to 5,000.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $450-$750

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information

Glacier Peak
Glacier Peak, the most remote of the five Washington volcanoes, sits in the Glacier Peak Wilderness in Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. This climb challenges you with full days of hiking and snow/glacier travel. The 33 mile route is best completed in four to five days.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition, be able to carry a 40lb backpack for 6-8 hours with an elevation gain of up to 5,000 per day.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $450-$750

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information
Eldorado Peak
A two to three day climb that brings you to an airy knife edge summit surrounded by the jagged landscape of the North Cascades. Glacier filled basins, deep alpine lakes and tall North Cascade peaks all around make the summit views worth all the work.


Difficulty Level: Advanced

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition, be able to carry a 40lb backpack for 6-8 hours with an elevation gain of up to 5,000 per day.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $450-$750

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information
Mt. Olympus
Mount Olympus, the tallest peak in Olympic National Park, offers climbers the chance to go from rainforest, to glacier, to summit block. This is a challenging climb with full days of hiking, snow/glacier travel, and rock climbing. The 35 mile route is best completed in five days.

Difficulty Level: Advanced

No prior climbing experience is required. Climbers should be in good physical condition, be able to carry a 40lb backpack for 6-8 hours with an elevation gain of up to 5,000 per day.

Group size: 5 to 10
Availability: July and August
Cost: $450-$750

Required Forms:
Waiver
Medical Information