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Climb in the Pacific Northwest w/ NWAG this summer!

Posted on: March 1st, 2015 by admin

Northwest Alpine Guides is a mountain climbing guide service located near Seattle, Washington. We specialize in Northwest guided climbs, mountaineering schools & instruction as well as backcountry skiing. Find your adventure! Mount Rainier, Mount Baker, Mount Shuksan, Peaks of the North Cascades, Mount Olympus and Snoqualmie Pass. Or learn mountaineering and take a 4-day intro course or 6-day mountaineering course. Call us to learn more! Visit www.northwestalpineguides.com for trip dates and details.

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NW Alpine Guides

Posted on: January 5th, 2015 by admin

nwag-logo250Northwest Alpine Guides is a local Washington State mountain guide service offering summit climbs and mountaineering courses in the pacific northwest Cascade range. Our friendly team of mountain guides have years of experience guiding across the country and around the globe. Learn about our NW Alpine Guides

The Northwestern United States offers an abundance of climbing opportunities. Spectacular guided mountain climbs can be found on the volcanoes of the Pacific Northwest, including Mt. Rainier, one of the most popular climbs. In addition to Mount Rainier, Mount Baker the second largest glaciated peak in the lower 48 states offers an excellent experience for those seeking to further their skills in the mountains. Mt. Shuksan, Shale Peak, Eldorado Peak as well as Forbidden Peak all located in North Cascades NP otherwise know as the “American Alps” offer a mix of glaciated terrain and alpine rock within a spectacular scenic landscape. Across the Puget Sound, Mount Olympus located within Olympic NP provides a true wilderness experience through the Hoh Rain Forest to the Blue Glacier and it’s rocky summit.

Join us this summer and check-off one of these classic Northwest alpine climbs from your bucket list. Learn more about NW Alpine Guides and their top list of mountain climbing adventures.

Mount Rainier, Mount Baker, Mount Shuksan, Mount Olympus, Sahale Peak, Eldorado PeakForbidden Peak, Mount Deception, North Cascade Classic Climbs, Snoqualmie Alpine Rock, Denali Expedition

Looking for something with a bit more flavor and would like to get some high altitude climbing experience under your belt. Join us on the Mexico or Ecuador Volcanoes this coming winter for a trip of a lifetime. Learn more!

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Blue Glacier on Mount Olympus in Olympic NP

 

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Naya Kanga “trekking peak” Expedition

Posted on: July 11th, 2014 by admin

naya-kanga-trekking-peakNaya Kanga Peak is a 5846 meters / 19,181 feet situated in the Langtang region of Nepal. The Langtang region is the nearest trekking region to Kathmandu allowing us to climb the peak in 14 to 16 days.

Join Mountain Gurus on Naya Kanga trekking peak this coming season. We also offer climbs of Nepal’s other trekking peaks including Island Peak and Lobuche Peak in the “Everest” Khumbu region. As well as Tent peak in the Annapurna region. Climbing a twenty thousand foot trekking peak in Nepal provides for an excellent introduction into the world of Himalayan mountaineering. These peaks while never technical present a challenging yet truly spectacular expedition experience. Contact us directly for more information

Naya Kanga Expedition • 16 days in Nepal

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 2: Tour Kathmandu
Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Syabru Besi
Day 4: Shyabru besi – Lama Hotel
Day 5: Lama Hotel – Langtang
Day 6: Langtang – Kyanjing Gompa 3800 meters
Day 7: Kyanjing Gompa
Day 8: Kyanjing Gompa – Naya Kanga Base Camp 4400 meters
Day 9: High Camp 5000 meters
Day 10: Summit Naya Kanga 5844 meters
Day 11: Extra day
Day 12: Extra day
Day 13: Kyanging Gompa
Day 14: Langtang – Bamboo
Day 15: Bamboo – Kathmandu
Day 16: Depart Kathmandu

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Barunste & Mera Peak Expedition

Posted on: July 11th, 2014 by admin

Baruntse is a 7,162 meter / 23,497 feet mountain in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal. The mountain is crowned by four peaks and bounded on the south by the Hunku Glacier, on the east by the Barun Glacier, and on the northwest by the Imja Glacier. Mera Peak is a true mountaineering adventure. The peak is situated in the remote and unspoiled Honku Valley with an elevation of 21,246 feet / 6,476 meters. Join Mountain Gurus on one or both peaks this coming late September 2014. Contact us directly for more information.

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Aconcagua 2015 Season

Posted on: June 27th, 2014 by admin

This majestic climb of Aconcagua “the highest mountain in the world outside the Himalaya“ offers a truly exciting climb. Aconcagua is known by locals as the “Stone Sentinel“ and is a beautiful mountain sculpted by glaciers. It is also one of the world’s seven summits. South America’s highest mountain is a high altitude climb of moderate difficulty, requiring minimal technical skills but excellent physical conditioning. Learn more

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Congrats Kilimanjaro Climbers!

Posted on: June 27th, 2014 by admin

What our Kilimanjaro Climbers are saying about Mountain Gurus!

“This trip was beyond my wildest dreams! Africa is absolutely an incredible and unique place to be. Climbing Kilimanjaro was an awesome and challenging adventure. I would recommend this trip to anyone who would like to test their limits, be challenged and have a wonderful time doing so.” 2011 Kate D

“This trip far exceeded my expectations in every regard. I had no idea that the food and services would be Five Star. If you are looking for a great customized adventure use Mountain Gurus. Simply the best!” 2013 Carlos N

“Hey Dennis, we made it back to Arusha and all of us made it to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro!!! I can not tell you what an amazing experience you and Julius our guide put together. We will be writing more once we get back to faster computers but so far this has been the most perfect trip and honeymoon so thank you!!!!” 2014 Rachel P

“What an amazing trip. We have no experience with mountain trekking, but MG made the trip a breeze from start to finish. The office in the U.S. was easy to work with, literally spent hours talking us through the trip, and even spoke with our guide while we were on the mountain (yes Tanzanian cell phones worked on the mountain!). Once we got there, we never had to worry about transportation, which was a relief. The trek itself was unbelievable. Our guide was by far the most knowledgable man on the mountain, who has been leading treks for 30 years. Overall, an unforgettable experience. It was exhausting, but worth every minute.” 2014 Sara C

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Mountain Gurus – Seven Summits

Posted on: October 20th, 2013 by admin
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