North Cascades Mountain Guides offers a variety of guided climbing trips including alpine climbing, ice climbing, glacier mountaineering, and rock climbing.  Our home mountain range is the North Cascades in Washington State but we also offer guided trips around the globe.  Whether you are thinking about tying into a rope for the first time or a seasoned vet gunning for one of the classics, we can take you there.

 

Climbing in the North Cascades

The North Cascades

The North Cascades are often referred to as the “Alps of North America”.  The dramatic relief of these peaks, rising up from the Pacific ocean, covered in massive glaciers makes for the perfect playground for alpine climbers.  NCMG offers a wide variety of climbing programs that take advantage of this special mountain range.  Read more……

 

 

Rock climbing Programs

Stacy climbing on Liberty Bell

Much of the Summer in the Methow Valley revolves around rock climbing.  From single pitch valley floor climbing, to big wall routes in the high mountains, NCMG can help you achieve your climbing goals and take your rock climbing to the next level.  Read more……

 

 

NCMG offers several “Skills Courses” for climbers looking to increase their climbing and rescue skills.  Click on the links below for more information.  Read more……

 

 

 

 

 

Approaching the Matterhorn

The European Alps

The European Alps are home to many of the world’s classic climbs.  Easy access due to cable cars and high mountain train systems combined with well stocked huts makes for an alpine climbing experience of a lifetime.  Read more……

 

 

 

 

Climbing “Bird Land”

Rock Climbing in Red Rocks, NV

The Red Rock Canyon outside of Las Vegas, Nevada is one of the country’s premier rock climbing areas.  It offers everything from single pitch sport climbs to multi-pitch big walls, and everything in between.  NCMG offers these programs in the Fall when the desert climate is perfect for climbing.  Read more……