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Ski & Ride

Custom Ski & Ride Trip

Baker Backcountry Skiing and Riding

Mount Baker Ski Descent

Fortune Peak Huts Backcountry Skiing

North Cascades Ski Mountaineering

North Cascades Ski Traverse

Patagonia Volcano Ski Descents

Japan Backcountry Skiing


Custom Rock Trip

Mt. Erie


Mexico Climbing - Izta & Orizaba


Custom Alpine Trip

Mount Baker Easton Glacier

Women's Kulshan Climb

Mount Baker Coleman Deming

Mount Baker North Ridge

Shuksan Sulphide

Shuksan Fisher Chimneys

West Ridge of Forbidden

Ice Cap Slam


Glacier Peak


Pickets Traverse

Eldorado East Ridge

Ruth & Icy

Dorado Needle

Mexico Climbing - Izta & Orizaba

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Ski & Ride

Custom Ski & Ride Course

Intro to Backcountry Skiing and Riding

Steep Ski Mountaineering

Glaciated Ski Mountaineering


Custom Rock Course

Gym to Crag

Learn to Lead

Intro to Big Wall

Anchor Building

SPI Course

SPI Assessment


Custom Alpine Course

Glacier Mountaineering

Crevasse Rescue

Women's Affinity Crevasse Rescue

Anchor Building


Custom Avalanche Course

AIARE Level 1

AIARE Level 2

Fortune Peak Huts AIARE 2

AIARE Rescue Course

Avalanche Alumni Mentorship Days

Mountaineering Gear List

Climbing Equipment –

Item Qty Description Recommendation
Trail Shoes 1 Pair Lightweight Trail Runners or Boots Altra Lone Peak
Mountaineering Boots 1 Pair 3/4 Shank ◦ Waterproof ◦ Heel Welts Scarps Monte Blanc Pro
Mountaineering Axe 1 Lightweight Blue Ice Blackbird
Technical Axes 1 Pair Alpine ice objectives only Blue Ice Akila
Crampons 1 Pair Steel ◦ 12-Point ◦ Compatible with Boots Black Diamond Serac Crampon
Harness 1 Lightweight ◦ Gear Loops ◦ Diaper Style Blue Ice Choucas
Climbing Helmet 1 ABS Hardshell over foam ideal ◦ MIPS Black Diamond Vision Helmet
Trekking Poles 1 Pair Aluminum ◦ 3-Section ◦ Baskets Black Diamond Trail Explorer 3
Overnight Backpack 1 Tool Attachments ◦ 65-75 L Black Diamond Mission 75
Locking Carabiner 4 HMS Shape ◦ Aluminum Black Diamond Vaporlock Screwgate
Non-Locking Carabiner 4 Wire Gate ◦ Aluminum Black Diamond Hotwire Carabiner
ATC Belay Device 1 Tube Style ◦ Assisted Braking Option Black Diamond ATC Guide
Cordalette 1 6mm by 20 feet ◦ Static Sterling 6 mm Cordalette
Dyneema Double Length Sling 1 10 mm by 60 cm Black Diamond Dynex Runners
Nylon Double Lenght Sling 1 18 mm by 60 cm Black Diamond Nylon Runners
Prusik Loop 1 Sewn Loop or 60cm or 5 mm Cordalette Beal Jammy 60 cm
Triple-Action Carabiner (Optional) 1 Add a fourth locker if ommitting Edelrid HMS Strike Slider
Progress Capture Pully (Optional) 1 Accomodates 8-11 mm ropes Petzl Microtraxion



Item Qty Description Recommendation
Foam Sleeping Pad 1 Closed Cell Foam ◦ Half or Full Length Thermarest Z Lite
Inflatable Sleeping Pad 1 Full or 3/4 Length Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra
Sleeping Bag 1 0-15 Degree Rated ◦ Down or Synthetic Big Agnes Spike Lake 15
Windproof Canister Fuel Stove 1 1 L Minimum ◦ Isobutane Fuel Canisters MSR Reactor
Bowl 1 Lightweight ◦ Plastic ◦ Boiling Water Safe Fozzil Snapfold Bowl
Spoon 1 Metal or Plastic GSI Spoon
Hot Drink Bottle 1 Lightweight Thermos or Bottle 16 oz Nalgene Widemouth

Clothing – Bottom


Item Qty Description Recommendation
Wicking Underwear 1-2 Pairs Wool or Synthetic
Cotton Underwear (Optional) 1 Pair For Sleeping
Baselayer Bottom 1 Pair Wool or Synthetic ◦ Full Length Icebreaker Oasis 200 Thermal Leggings
Hiking Socks 2-3 Pair Wool or Synthetic Icebreaker Merino Hike+ Crew Sock
Softshell Pants 1 Water Resistant ◦ Breathable OR Cirque Pants
Hardshell Pants 1 Waterproof Storm Layer ◦ Pants or Bibs Black Diamond Stormline Rain Pants
Insulated Puffy Pants (Optional) 1 Pair Down or Synthetic ◦ Fit Over Layers Black Diamond Stance Belay Pants
Insulated Booties (Optional) 1 Pair Down or Synthetic ◦ Grippy Soles OR Tundra Aerogel Booties

Clothing –



Item Qty Description Recommendation
Sports Bra (As Needed) 1 Wool or Synthetic Icebreaker Merino Sprite Racerback
T-Shirt 1 Wool or Synthetic ◦ Wicking OR Argon Tee
Sun Hoodie (Optional) 1 Wool or Synthetic OR Echo Sun Hoodie
Baselayer Upper 1 Wool or Synthetic ◦ Longsleeve Icebreaker Oasis 200 Thermal Top
Midlayer Upper 1 Wool or Synthetic ◦ Longsleeve OR Vigor Hoodie
Softshell Jacket 1 Water Resistant ◦ Breathable OR Ferrosi Hooded Jacket
Hardshell Jacket 1 Waterproof Storm Layer ◦ Hooded OR Skytour AscentShell
Insulated Parka 1 Midweight ◦ Down or Synthetic OR Coldfront Down Jacket
Uninsulated Gloves (Optional) 1 Pair Sun Protection ◦ Dexterous Black Diamond Crag Gloves
Lightweight Gloves 1 Pair Thin Liner ◦ Wicking OR Vigor Lightweight Liner
Midweight Gloves 1 Pair Waterproof ◦ Medium Insulation ◦ Dexterous OR Stormtracker Infinium Gloves
Heavy Gloves or Mittens 1 Pair Waterproof ◦ Warm OR Highcamp Gloves or Mitts
Warm Hat 1 Wool or Synthetic ◦ Fits with Helmet OR Juneau Beanie
Sunhat 1 Brimmed Har or Visor ◦ Fits with Helmet CMA Hat
Neck Gaiter 1 Lightweight ◦ Sun & Wind Protection Buff Original



Item Qty Description Recommendation
Glacier Glasses 1 Pair Side Shields ◦ Polarized ◦ Very Dark Lenses Julbo Montebianco
Ski Goggles 1 Pair Low Light Lenses Smith Cascade Classic
Headlamp 1 Fresh Batteries Black Diamond Storm
Water Bottles 2 1 Liter Volume ◦ Hard Bottle 32 oz Nalgene Widemouth
Sunscreen 1 SPF 30+ ◦ Small Tube ◦ UVA/UVB Protection Badger Sport SPF 40
Zinc (Optional) 1 Small Tin ◦ Prevents Sun and Windburn Badger Clear Zinc Tin
Lip Balm 1 SPF 15+ ◦ Zinc Badger Lip Balm SPF 15
Large Garbage Bag 2 Waterproof Backpack Liner Hefty Industrial Bags
Multitool 1 Knife ◦ Pliers ◦ Lightweight Leatherman Skeletool
Camera (Optional) 1 Compact ◦ Protective Case
FRS Radio (Optional) 1 Programmable ◦ Charged Rocky Talky
Notebook and Pencil 1 Waterproof Paper ◦ Mechanical Pencil Rite in the Rain Stapled Notebook
First Aid Kit 1 Blistercare ◦ Minor Cuts ◦ NSAIDs Adventure Medical Kits 0.5
COVID-19 Face Mask 2 Synthetic ◦ Double-layered Cloth OR Face Mask
Hand Sanitizer 1 Small Bottle ◦ Gel Hand Sanitizer Gel
Toiletries The Essentials ◦Toothcare ◦ TP
Menstrual Care (As Needed) Menstrual Cup ◦ Ziplock Baggie
Prescription Meds (As Needed) Appropriate Quantity ◦ Labeled
Post-Trip Care Package 1 Set Cotton T-Shirt ◦ Flip Flops ◦ Bag of Chips Tim’s Salt and Vinegar Potato Chips