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Skill Level: Introductory 1 Day

Glacier Travel & Crevasse Rescue

Jul 05, 2020 - (more dates)

In this course you'll learn the basics of glacier travel and crevasse rescue. Take this course in Lake Tahoe, California…

Skill Level: Introductory 1 Day

Intro to Mountaineering

Jul 04, 2020 - (more dates)

Learn the skills necessary to begin taking the first steps towards the high peak of your dreams. This course can…

Skill Level: Intermediate 16 Days

Lhakpa Ri Rapid Ascent™

May 02, 2021 - May 17, 2021 (more dates)

Climb Lhakpa Ri in 16 days with Alpenglow Expeditions Rapid Ascent™. This is a fantastic opportunity to test your skills…

Skill Level: Introductory 6 Days

Mount Elbrus Rapid Ascent™

Aug 07, 2021 - Aug 12, 2021 (more dates)

Climb Mount Elbrus in six days with Alpenglow's cutting edge Rapid Ascent™ style. Pre-acclimatize for 4 weeks at home and…

Skill Level: Intermediate Advanced

Single Run through Tram Ridge Backcountry

Dec 06, 2020 - (more dates)

Ski and ride outside the ski area boundaries of Lake Tahoe’s premier resort with Alpenglow’s AMGA certified guides. Riding the…

Skill Level: Any Introductory 4-hours

Shirley Canyon Snowshoe Tours

Dec 06, 2020 - (more dates)

Join a group snowshoe tour on Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10:30am! In this 4-hour tour, a professional guide will…

Skill Level: Intermediate 8 Days

Chile Backcountry Ski Adventure

Sep 13, 2020 - Sep 20, 2020 (more dates)

The perfect next step for backcountry ski and snowboard enthusiasts. Touring the volcanic peaks of southern Chile provides a fun…

Skill Level: Introductory 2.5 Days

Women's Intro to Backcountry Skiing

This women's intro to backcountry skiing & riding clinic introduces the tools and techniques that you'll need to venture into…

Skill Level: Introductory 1 Day

Intro to Splitboarding

Dec 04, 2020 - (more dates)

Learn the fundamentals of traveling safely and efficiently in the backcountry on a splitboard. This course will be led by…

Skill Level: Introductory 2.5 Days

Women's Intro to Splitboarding

Hosted by Iris Lazzareschi, this intro to splitboarding clinic introduces the tools and techniques that you'll need to venture into…

Skill Level: Intermediate 9 Days

Ojos del Salado Rapid Ascent™

Jan 15, 2021 - Jan 23, 2021 (more dates)

Climb the world's highest volcano in just 9 days! Enjoy intimate knowledge of the Andes Mountains, while being lead by Alpenglow mountain…

Skill Level: Introductory Intermediate 8 hours, 8am-4pm

Full Day Kids Rock Climbing Camp

Summer vacation is upon us- how are you going to get your kids outside so they can expend some of…

Skill Level: Any Introductory 4 hours, 8am-12pm

Half Day Kids Rock Climbing Camp

Jul 05, 2020 - (more dates)

This summer, how are you going to get your kids outside so they can expend some of their energy in…

Skill Level: Advanced 14 Days

Ama Dablam Rapid Ascent™

Oct 26, 2020 - Nov 08, 2020 (more dates)

By utilizing Hypoxico tents for 1 month prior to departure (this is required & the tent rental fee is included…

Skill Level: Introductory 16 Days

Cordillera Huayhuash Trek

Jun 12, 2021 - Jun 26, 2021 (more dates)

The famed Huayhuash of the Cordillera Blanca is a stunning trek at high altitude. Trekking with Alpenglow Expeditions in Peru…

Skill Level: Introductory 3 Days

AIARE 1 Avalanche Course

Nov 27, 2020 - Nov 29, 2020 (more dates)

This is a comprehensive, entry-level avalanche course designed for those with basic ski/snowboard touring experience. There are no other prerequisites,…

Skill Level: Any 1 day

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Backcountry Tours

Ski and ride outside the ski area boundaries of Lake Tahoe’s premier resort with Alpenglow’s AMGA certified guides. Riding the…

Skill Level: Any

Half Day Squaw Valley Backcountry Tour

New half day option accessing the Tram Ridge zone. Ski and ride outside the ski area boundaries of Lake Tahoe’s premier resort…

Skill Level: Advanced

High Sierra Alpine Climbing

The High Sierra, known as the range of light, has many 14,000' peaks and stunning backdrops as Ansel Adams showed us in…

Skill Level: Any 4 Hours

Private Half Day of Rock Climbing

A private half day allows you to name the goals and dates for your day of climbing at Donner Summit. Choose a morning…

Skill Level: Any Any Length

Private Full Day of Rock Climbing

A private full day of rock climbing with Alpenglow allows you to name the dates and location for your day with one of…

Skill Level: Introductory 1 Day

Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing

Jul 04, 2020 - (more dates)

Learn the basics of rock climbing movement, belaying and the importance of good communication. All while enjoying the weather and…

Skill Level: Introductory 3 Days

Private AIARE 1 Course

This is a comprehensive, entry level avalanche course designed for those with basic ski / snowboard touring experience. There are…

Skill Level: Intermediate 1 Day

Lovers Leap Rock Climbing

$595 pricing is good for up to two people! Located along the South Fork of the American river, the towering cliffs…

Skill Level: Introductory 1 day

AIARE Avalanche Rescue

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UPDATE: In light of community health advisories from various government agencies, Alpenglow Expeditions is pausing all Tahoe programs through the end of…

Skill Level: Introductory 1 Day

Castle Peak Summit hike

Perched on the Sierra Crest north of Donner Pass, Castle Peak commands attention and can be seen from most of…

Skill Level: Introductory 9 days

Ecuador Climbing School

Sep 05, 2020 - Sep 13, 2020 (more dates)

Extension available for 19,347' Cotopaxi and 20,564' Chimborazo for just $1500! See itinerary for details. Join our Ecuador Climbing School…

Skill Level: Introductory 15 Days

Peru Climbing School

Jun 18, 2021 - Jul 02, 2021 (more dates)

Progressively learn mountaineering skills. Explore Huaraz, the mountaineering capital of South America. Small team size and low ratio of climbers…

Skill Level: Introductory 1/2 Day

Half Day Family Rock Climbing

Full day options are available! Enjoy spending time with family or friends on the beautiful granite cliffs of Lake Tahoe.…

Skill Level: Intermediate 1 Day

Learn to Lead Climb

Jul 12, 2020 - (more dates)

Learning to safely lead climb is a milestone as a climber, and doing so with the instruction of a professional…

Skill Level: Introductory 9 Days

Volcanoes of Mexico Climbing School

Nov 21, 2020 - Nov 29, 2020 (more dates)

Attain the basic skills of mountaineering with a focus on safety and education in just one week. The volcanoes climbed on this…

Skill Level: Introductory 1 Day

Intro to Backcountry Skiing

Dec 04, 2020 - (more dates)

UPDATE: We are closed for intro to backcountry courses for the remainder of the 2020 ski season. Now taking reservations for…

Skill Level: Intermediate 3 days / 24 hours

AIARE 2 Avalanche Course

Dec 18, 2020 - Dec 20, 2020 (more dates)

UPDATE: In light of community health advisories from various government agencies, Alpenglow Expeditions is pausing all Tahoe programs through the end of…

Skill Level: Introductory Intermediate 21 Days

Mera Peak Ski Expedition

Experience the Himalaya on skis, the ultimate way to experience this mountain range. Learn high altitude climbing and skiing skills…

Skill Level: Any 1 Day

Private Ski Guiding

Private ski guiding allows you to customize your day for up to 4 skiers and riders. Most interested in backcountry education?…

Skill Level: Advanced

High Sierra Backcountry Tours

UPDATE: We are still on hold for any guiding operations in the High Sierra. As soon as we have clearance…

Skill Level: Advanced 35 Days

Mount Everest North Side Rapid Ascent™ Expedition

Apr 25, 2021 - May 29, 2021 (more dates)

Summit the world's tallest peak from the North Side - without the crowds or the risk of the South Side…

Skill Level: Introductory 1 Day

Rock Anchoring & Gear Placement

Jul 11, 2020 - (more dates)

Become familiar with protection used in rock climbing. Learn equalization principals along with anchoring and rope management.

Skill Level: Intermediate 1 Day

Self Rescue for Rock Climbers

Jul 04, 2020 - (more dates)

You're experienced, but what do you do when your leader falls and can't get down on her own? This course…

Skill Level: Intermediate 1 day

Intro to Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing

A private multi-pitch climbing course with Alpenglow allows you to pick the date for your day with one of our AMGA certified rock guides. Call…

Skill Level: Advanced 30 Days

Ama Dablam

Oct 10, 2020 - Nov 08, 2020 (more dates)

This expedition includes an experienced Western guide. Ama Dablam is an ideal stepping stone to more independent expeditions on big…

Skill Level: Introductory 4 Hours

Private Snowshoe Tours

Dec 01, 2019 - Apr 30, 2020 (more dates)

Snowshoe in beautiful Lake Tahoe with Alpenglow! Our snowshoe tours are led by qualified guides who are able to show…

Skill Level: Intermediate 1 day

Lake Tahoe Ski Tour

Nov 29, 2020 - (more dates)

Both skiers and splitboarders are welcome in this course. Learn the fundamentals of traveling safely and efficiently in the backcountry.…

Skill Level: Advanced 1 Day

Truckee Skyline Traverse

UPDATE: We're open for late season ski touring on Donner Summit! Please call the office to make a reservation (877-873-5376)…

Skill Level: Any Flexible

Custom Climbing School

Teaching mountain skills is what Adrian Ballinger founded Alpenglow Expeditions on. Call or email to start planning your customized climbing…

Skill Level: Any Any Length

Custom Trek

Customized treks allow you to name the dates and location anywhere in the world. Give us a call to start…

Skill Level: Any

Custom Ski Trip

Customized ski trips allow you to name the dates and location anywhere in the world. Give us a call to start…

Skill Level: Advanced 15 Days

Alpamayo and Quitaraju Expedition

Jul 03, 2021 - Jul 17, 2021 (more dates)

Alpamayo (19,512 feet/5,947 meters) is the gem of the Cordillera Blanca in Peru. Ever since it was first climbed in…

Skill Level: Intermediate 14 Days

Aconcagua Rapid Ascent™

Dec 26, 2020 - Jan 08, 2021 (more dates)

Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in the Western hemisphere, topping out at 22,841 feet (6,962 meters). This prominent peak translates…

Skill Level: Introductory 5 days

Cotopaxi Rapid Ascent™

Nov 25, 2020 - Nov 29, 2020 (more dates)

Climb a 19,000' mountain in just five days! On this trip, you will be able to fly from home and…

Skill Level: Intermediate 18 Days

Climb Pisco and Chopicalqui

Jun 15, 2021 - Jul 02, 2021 (more dates)

Build basic high altitude mountaineering skills. Become familiar with expedition living, carrying a pack on crevassed terrain, and camping at…

Skill Level: Advanced 28 Days

Cho Oyu Rapid Ascent™

Sep 06, 2020 - Oct 03, 2020 (more dates)

Climb Cho Oyu in Rapid Ascent™ style- At 26,906' /8201m, Cho Oyu is the sixth tallest mountain in the world…

Skill Level: Introductory 14 Days

Climb Mount Elbrus

Jul 24, 2021 - Aug 06, 2021 (more dates)

Climb Mount Elbrus, Europe’s Seven Summit and explore St. Petersburg and Moscow. For proficient backcountry skiers, there is the possibility…

Skill Level: Advanced 14 Days

Climb Artesonraju

Jul 18, 2021 - Jul 31, 2021 (more dates)

Ideal for experienced technical climbers who excel at altitude. Small team size and low climber to guide ratio (2:1).  Climb with…

Skill Level: Intermediate 11 Days

Ecuador Ring of Fire Ski Expedition

Dec 05, 2020 - Dec 15, 2020 (more dates)

Ski two of Ecuador’s biggest peaks, including Cotopaxi the world’s tallest active volcano. Learn high altitude climbing and skiing skills…

Skill Level: Intermediate 1 Day

Introduction to Ski Mountaineering

UPDATE: We are open for late season ski operations on Donner Summit! Private reservations are available through June 13. Please…

Skill Level: Introductory 20 Days

Everest Base Camp Trek

Oct 10, 2020 - Oct 29, 2020 (more dates)

Trek to Everest Base Camp and gain unparalleled perspectives while trekking alongside Sherpa, guides, and climbers who are continuing on…

Skill Level: Introductory 8 Days

Torres del Paine Trek

Experience glaciers, mountains, glacial lakes, and flora and fauna that exist nowhere else on earth. Alpenglow uses an extensive lodge…

Skill Level: Any Any

Custom Climb

Creating custom expeditions to any peak in the world is part of our DNA. Every year we put together countless…

Skill Level: Introductory 9 Days

Climb Kilimanjaro

Dec 05, 2020 - Dec 13, 2020 (more dates)

Extend your adventure to include the extraordinary Safari for just $2,200. The combination of Alpenglow's internationally certified guides and the premier…

Skill Level: Intermediate 16 Days

Climb Pequeño Alpamayo, Huayna Potosi & Illimani

Jul 24, 2021 - Aug 08, 2021 (more dates)

Spend two days exploring the vast Andean highlands and the bustling city of La Paz, then an additional two days…