Intro to Mountaineering Course

Mountaineering can be both challenging and rewarding. Technical proficiency is important, but success is also a result of good decision making. Baker Mountain Guides Intro to Mountaineering Course provides students with the skills necessary for glaciated mountaineering, as well as the opportunity to lead an experiential summit climb. Our hands-on curriculum empowers students and prepares them for their own big mountain adventures.

Baker Mountain Guides Intro to Mountaineering Course is designed to be fun, engaging, and filled with practical field work. Our knowledgeable instructors strive to make your educational experience as rewarding as possible.

Glacier Skills Course

Baker Mountain Guides Glacier Skills Course is designed for beginners interested in leading their own adventures in the North Cascades. We’ll begin with climbing techniques on the rocky crags of Mount Erie. After day one, the Glacier Skills Course moves to the Cascades. Students will learn movement skills and crevasse rescue techniques for safe and efficient travel in glaciated terrain.

Baker Mountain Guides Glacier Skills Course is designed to be fun, engaging, and filled with practical field work. Our knowledgeable instructors strive to provide you with skills that are widely applicable, and make your educational experience as rewarding as possible.

Crevasse Rescue Course

Baker Mountain Guides Crevasse Rescue Course focuses on teaching fundamentals for a variety of crevasse rescue applications. Our one-day curriculum is designed for experienced climbers who want to add crevasse rescue to their repertoire of skills, or simply need a refresher. Concepts will be based on the latest techniques being used by professional guides, and include catching crevasse falls, fixed line ascension, mechanical advantage, and hauling.

Baker Mountain Guides Crevasse Rescue Course is designed to be fun, engaging, and filled with practical fieldwork. Our knowledgeable instructors strive to make your educational experience as rewarding as possible.