Beginner Snow Skills Course - AdventureTripr

Beginner Snow Skills Course

Max 6 people Easy difficulty Beginner experience


​Learn the fundamentals of mountaineering and the skills to stay safe and climb some of the beginner mountains in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.  

You will learn how to walk on snow fields, use crampons and how to self arrest using an ice axe, the skills needed to summit Cascade peaks like Mt. St. Helens, Adams, or South Sister. This course does not teach glacier travel or how to lead a rope team.  


Note: This course requires a minimum of 6 participants to run at this price. If we have fewer than 6 sign up the pricing would be $335.  

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Day 1: Beginner Snow Skill Session

Climbing the PNW's iconic peaks and other glaciated climbs require a special set of skills to ensure safety and a good experience.  

Learn how to use alpine climbing boots, crampons, and an ice axe to ascend alpine slopes of up to 40 degrees steepness. This course will prepare you for climbs such as Mt. Helens, Mt. Adams via the South Spur and South Sister.  

Note: You will meet your guide at the TH. The details and instructions will be sent once you book the trip.  

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Guide fees


All meals
Alcoholic beverages
Admission fees
Travel insurance
Personal gear
Luggage transfers
Airport transfer
International flights
Domestic flights
Local guide
Some meals

Do not forget to arrange for the requisite passport, visa and travel insurance, if you are booking an international trip.

We try our best to ensure accurate and up-to-date guide information, but in some cases this may change due to emergencies or other unforeseen guide scheduling challenges. In any case, another highly-rated, certified guide with similar experience would lead your trip and you will be kept informed of any such case.

Cancellation Policy

* You will receive a full refund minus $100 cancellation fee. For our full cancellation policy, see our Terms & Conditions




Fantastic Experience

Padma Agarwal

I also did snow skills lesson training, it was fantastic experience. Knowledgeable and experienced guide helped us learn the snow skills. We had fun glissading and self arrest.

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