North Cascades Mountaineering - Prime

Credit: John Sink

North Cascades Mountaineering - Prime

Grow as a leader in challenging conditions and learn the fundamentals of mountaineering.

On this course, you'll practice leadership and learn to live well with a small group in a demanding environment. You'll head to the glaciers and forests of the North Cascades. In a place that's the training ground for some of the world's best mountaineers, you'll learn about leading a team, traveling on a glacier, and wake up each morning to stunning views and new challenges.

If you’re seeking an experience to prepare you to explore the wilderness and connect with motivated peers, then this is the course for you.



2019 Dates

Aug. 7 – Aug. 23, 2019

Tuition: $3,945
5 spaces remain Apply now


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17 days

Minimum Age

23 yrs.

Academic Credit

2 College Credits
  • 2 Environmental Studies
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Conway, Washington

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Seattle, Washington

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“I have never felt more proud of myself about stepping out of my comfort zone and accomplishing my goals.”

-Courtney C.