Mount Rainier National Park boasts vertical elevations that reach beyond 9,000 feet over a distance of eight or more miles. It is a training ground for novice and world-class mountaineers. Naturally, it is also home to various climbing schools and guided climbs.
As one of the largest mountain guide services and climbing schools in the U.S., they’ve been providing instruction, guided climbs and expeditions since 1969. Rainier Mountaineering guides have accomplished 5,866 successful summit ascents in the last ten years alone. Expert and highly skilled instructors and guides take great pride in helping visitors gain both historical knowledge and practical experience while conquering the rugged face and icy slopes of Rainier.
International Mountain Guides offers a variety of programs for climbing Mount Rainier to suit every schedule and experience level from beginner to expert. They offer over 25 years of experience leading mountain climbing expeditions around the globe, including 1,300+ summits of Mount Rainier.
As one of Mount Rainier National Park’s selected guide services, Alpine Ascents International offer guided climbs and educational programs for every skill level. Alpine Ascents has been operating trips in Washington State and around the globe from Mount Everest to Mount Rainier since 1990.