The West Ridge of Forbidden Peak is an exhilarating alpine adventure deep within the heart of North Cascades National Park. The route involves a technical ascent to the ridge crest via steep snow or moderate rock, followed by wild and exposed ridge climbing to the summit. Highlights include knife edge traverses, and short steps of rock up to 5.6.
Boston Basin, Forbidden Peak, and the surrounding mountains and glaciers form an inspiring alpine paradise that cries out to be explored. Confidently push your limits with one of our experienced guides on a customized ascent of the West Ridge of Forbidden.