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.



2018 Dates

Aug. 7 – Aug. 23, 2018

Tuition: $3,850


All course information at a glance

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Equipment Deposit
17 days
Minimum Age
23 yrs.
Academic Credit
2 College Credits
  • 2 Environmental Studies
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Course Description

Equipment List

Travel and Logistics

Conway, Washington
Fly in/out
Seattle, Washington
Skills learned


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