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Educational Courses

Every outdoor educational course you could want or need in the Lake Tahoe area.

From Avalanche Education to Crevasse Rescue and Learning to Lead Climb, our Tahoe Guides will help you learn any and every outdoor skill you need to progress to the next level in your journey.

aiare course in lake tahoe taught by professional mountain guides

AIARE 1 Hybrid: Avalanche Education In North Lake Tahoe

Introductory Next Available
Check back summer 2024 for winter 2024/25 dates!
2 Days and Online Coursework Lake Tahoe, CA
aiare course in lake tahoe taught by professional mountain guides

AIARE 2 In North Lake Tahoe

Intermediate Next Available
Check back in late Summer 2024 for winter 2024/25 dates!
3 Days / 24 Hours Lake Tahoe, CA
aiare course in lake tahoe taught by professional mountain guides

Frog Lake Huts AIARE 1

Intermediate Next Available
Check back in late Summer 2024 for winter 2024/25 dates!
3 days, 2 nights Frog Lake Huts, CA
aiare course in lake tahoe taught by professional mountain guides

Teen AIARE 1 Avalanche Course

Introductory Next Available
Booked privately at any time
2 full days (8 hours each) Conditions Dependent
An Alpenglow Expeditions ski guide leads a group of intro to backcountry skiers in the Tahoe backcountry on snow with a mountain in the background, and a partly cloudy sky.

Backcountry 1.0: Intro To Backcountry

Introductory Next Available
Check back in late Summer 2024 for winter 2024/25 dates!
8 Hours / Full Day Lake Tahoe, CA
Learn Backcountry Skiing and Splitboarding in Lake Tahoe with professional ski guides.

Backcountry 2.0: Intermediate Backcountry Skills

Intermediate Next Available
Check back in late Summer 2024 for winter 2024/25 dates!
8 Hours / Full Day Lake Tahoe, CA

Backcountry 3.0: Intro To Ski Mountaineering

Advanced Next Available
May 11, 2024
8 hours / Full Day Lake Tahoe, CA
private backcountry ski guiding in lake tahoe with professional mountain guides

Women’s Intro To Backcountry

Introductory Next Available
Check back in late Summer 2024 for winter 2024/25 dates!
Two 8-hour days Lake Tahoe
An early morning photo of mount Shasta covered in snow with a blue sky above.

Mount Shasta Mountaineering School

Introductory Next Available
June 13-17
5 Days Mt. Shasta, CA
Mountaineer peering into a crevasse on Mount Shasta during an Intro To Mountaineering course with Alpenglow Expeditions

Mount Shasta West Face Climb

Intermediate Next Available
May 31, 2024 – Jun 02, 2024
3 Days Mount Shasta, CA
A group of mountaineering students during a Mount Shasta 5-day mountaineering course with Alpenglow Expeditions.

Mount Shasta Avalanche Gulch Climb

Intermediate Next Available
May 25, 2024 – May 26, 2024
2 days Mount Shasta, CA
Guide shows rope skills during an Intro to Mountaineering course near Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada mountains with Alpenglow Expeditions' Tahoe mountain guides.

Intro to Mountaineering Course

Introductory Next Available
May 11, 2024
1 full day (8 hours) North Lake Tahoe, CA
Rock climbing guide teaching a rock climbing course at Donner Summit in Lake Tahoe.

Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing

Introductory Next Available
Every Saturday June – October. Contact us for private dates!
Full Day / 8 Hours Lake Tahoe, CA

Rock Anchoring & Gear Placement

Introductory Next Available
June 1
1 full day (8 hours) Donner Summit
Tying a figure 8 knot to climbing harness during an intro to rock climbing course in lake tahoe.

Learn to Lead Climb In Tahoe

Introductory Next Available
June 8
Full Day, 8 Hours Lake Tahoe, CA
Mountain guide belays from ledge during a Private Half Day of Rock Climbing with Alpenglow Expeditions

Intro to Multi-Pitch Climbing

Intermediate Full Day / 8 Hours Lake Tahoe, CA