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Skill Level: Intermediate 16 Days

Lhakpa Ri Rapid Ascent™

May 01, 2020 - May 16, 2020 (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 08, 2020 - Aug 13, 2020 (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 14, 2019 - (more dates)

Skiers and riders looking for the next secret stash can now explore the Squaw Valley Backcountry for a single lap.…

Skill Level: Any Introductory 4-hours

Shirley Canyon Snowshoe Tours

Dec 14, 2019 - (more dates)

New for winter 2019-20. Join a group snowshoe tour on Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10:30am! In this 4-hour tour,…

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

Jan 17, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020 (more dates)

Just 8 Spots Available | This women's intro to backcountry skiing clinic introduces the tools and techniques that you'll need…

Skill Level: Introductory 1 Day

Intro to Splitboarding

Dec 07, 2019 - (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

Feb 21, 2020 - Feb 23, 2020 (more dates)

Next course will be scheduled for February 2020. Hosted by Iris Lazzareschi, this intro to splitboarding clinic introduces the tools and techniques…

Skill Level: Intermediate 9 Days

Ojos del Salado Rapid Ascent™

Jan 17, 2020 - Jan 25, 2020 (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

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 27, 2019 - Nov 09, 2019 (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 13, 2020 - Jun 27, 2020 (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

Dec 06, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019 (more dates)
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This is a comprehensive, entry-level avalanche course designed for those with basic ski/snowboard touring experience. There are no other prerequisites,…

Skill Level: Intermediate 1 day

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Backcountry Tours

Dec 01, 2019 - May 31, 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: Intermediate Advanced

Half Day Squaw Valley Backcountry Tour

Dec 01, 2019 - May 31, 2020 (more dates)

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

Oct 05, 2019 - (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

Dec 21, 2019 - (more dates)

This one day course is designed to keep backcountry travelers up to date on best practices and gear for avalanche…

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

Nov 30, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019 (more dates)
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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 20, 2020 - Jul 04, 2020 (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

Oct 13, 2019 - (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

Dec 07, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019 (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 07, 2019 - (more dates)

Learn the fundamentals of traveling safely and efficiently in the backcountry. This trip prepares you for an intermediate Lake Tahoe…

Skill Level: Intermediate 3 days / 24 hours

AIARE 2 Avalanche Course

Jan 31, 2020 - Feb 02, 2020 (more dates)

Historically the Level 2 Avalanche Course has been the entry-level professional course for ski guides, patrollers and forecasters. This season,…

Skill Level: Introductory Intermediate 21 Days

Mera Peak Ski Expedition

Oct 13, 2019 - Nov 02, 2019 (more dates)

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

Dec 01, 2019 - May 31, 2020 (more dates)

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

Apr 01, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020 (more dates)

Surrounded by 14,000' peaks and stunning backdrops, the backcountry touring in the High Sierra is some of the finest in…

Skill Level: Advanced 35 Days

Mount Everest North Side Rapid Ascent™ Expedition

Apr 27, 2020 - May 31, 2020 (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

Oct 12, 2019 - (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

Oct 05, 2019 - (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 11, 2019 - Nov 09, 2019 (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

Jan 01, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019 (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

Dec 08, 2019 - (more dates)

This is a great way to spend your day off! Come explore the Tahoe region, and let us show you…

Skill Level: Advanced 1 Day

Truckee Skyline Traverse

Dec 01, 2019 - May 31, 2020 (more dates)

Please book as Private Backcountry Skiing. A must-do tour for any California backcountry skier, this ski day follows the legendary…

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 05, 2020 - Jul 19, 2020 (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 07, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019 (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™

Feb 12, 2020 - Feb 16, 2020 (more dates)
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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 18, 2020 - Jul 05, 2020 (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 - At 26,906' /8201m, Cho Oyu is the sixth tallest mountain in the world and one of…

Skill Level: Introductory 14 Days

Climb Mount Elbrus

Jul 25, 2020 - Aug 07, 2020 (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 19, 2020 - Aug 01, 2020 (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

Nov 30, 2019 - Dec 10, 2019 (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

Jan 11, 2020 - (more dates)

This course is designed to take backcountry skiers beyond simple ski tours, and into the big mountains of the world.

Skill Level: Introductory 20 Days

Everest Base Camp Trek

Oct 11, 2019 - Oct 30, 2019 (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, glacier 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 01, 2019 - Dec 09, 2019 (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 25, 2020 - Aug 09, 2020 (more dates)

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