Patagonia Mountaineering

Credit: Ignacio Grez

Patagonia Mountaineering

Among the peaks, expansive rivers, and thick coastal rain forests of the Andes, you'll learn about big-glacier mountaineering and camping in challenging weather. You'll learn about outdoor living and leadership, plus teamwork and communication, in addition to the technical skills of glacier travel, hazard evaluation, and rope work.

This course will offer you the challenges of unknown terrain and fierce Andean weather, preparing you to lead and travel in challenging situations long after your course ends.

Dates

Dates

2019 Dates

Jan. 12 – Feb. 14, 2019

Tuition: $7,535

Specifics

All course information at a glance

Tuition

$7,535
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Equipment Deposit

$350

Duration

34 days

Minimum Age

18 yrs.

Academic Credit

6 College Credits
  • 2 Risk Assessment
  • 2 Skills Practicum
  • 2 Environmental Studies

1.50 High School Credits

  • 1.00 Leadership
  • 0.50 Physical Education
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Course Description

Equipment List

Travel and Logistics

Start/End

Coyhaique, Chile

Fly in/out

Balmaceda, Chile

Skills learned

Mountaineering

Testimonials

“I probably would have never learned some of the skills if I had never attended NOLS.”

-Marissa G.