Here you will find the fees for most of the courses and private trips we offer. If you have specific questions about a particular program, do not hesitate to contact us. 509.996.3194 or info@ncmountainguides.com

These fees cover the following:

  • Guiding services
  • Use of Climbing or Skiing safety equipment (ie – harness, helmet, ropes / beacon, shovel probe)
  • Special user fees imposed by the Land managers

These fees do not cover the following:

  • Personal food or equipment
  • Transport to and from the program meeting place
  • Gratuities

You will likely notice that most of our programs are only offered at low guest to guide ratios. We feel that this is what sets us apart from many other guide services. To read more about the benefits of low ratio guiding, click here.

Rock Climbing

  • 1/2 Day (5 hours) – costs are per person per day
    • 1 Climber with 1 Guide – $175
    • 2 Climbers with 1 Guide – $115
    • 3 Climbers with 1 Guide – $85
    • 4 Climbers with 1 Guide – $77.50
  • Full Day (8 hours) – costs are per person per day
    • 1 Climber with 1 Guide – $310
    • 2 Climbers with 1 Guide – $200
    • 3 Climbers with 1 Guide – $150
    • 4 Climbers with 1 Guide – $130

Alpine Rock (European style climbing) – costs are per person per day

  • 1 Climber with 1 Guide – $340
  • 2 Climbers with 1 Guide – $225
  • 3 Climbers with 1 Guide – $200
  • ** Super day (Grade IV or V climbs) – $450 (1:1 only)

Overnight Mountaineering – costs are per person per day

  • 1 Climber with 1 Guide – $370
  • 2 Climbers with 1 Guide – $250
  • 3 Climbers with 1 Guide – $200
  • 4 Climbers with 1 Guide – $182.50
  • ** Super day (Grade IV or V climbs) – $450 (1:1 only) In place of Overnight Mountaineering rates for big summit days

Backcountry Skiing – costs are per person per day

  • 1 Skier with 1 Guide – $375
  • 2 Skiers with 1 Guide – $225
  • 3 Skiers with 1 Guide – $170
  • 4 Skiers with 1 Guide – $145

EARLY SEASON SPECIAL – Nov 1 – Dec 20, 2013: $300/day for 1 skier, each additional person only $75!

Ice Climbing – costs are per person per day

  • 1 Climber with 1 Guide – $340
  • 2 Climbers with 1 Guide – $225
  • 3 Climbers with 1 Guide – $170
  • 4 Climbers with 1 Guide – $145

Introduction to Alpine Rock (ITAR) – costs are per person for the 2 day course

  • 1 Climber with 1 Guide – $595
  • 2 Climbers with 1 Guide – $350
  • 3 Climbers with 1 Guide – $350

Rock Rescue – costs are per person for the 2 day course

  • 2 Climbers with 1 Guide – $350
  • 3 Climbers with 1 Guide – $350
  • 4 Climbers with 1 Guide – $350

Crevasse Rescue and Glacier Travel Course – costs are per person for the 3 day course

  • 2 Climbers with 1 Guide – $550
  • 3 Climbers with 1 Guide – $550
  • 4 Climbers with 1 Guide – $550

Red Rocks Climbing – costs are per person per day

  • 1 Climbers with 1 Guide – $370
  • 2 Climbers with 1 Guide – $275
  • 3 Climbers with 1 Guide – $200

European Alps Climbing – costs are per person per day

  • 1 Climbers with 1 Guide – $650
  • 2 Climbers with 1 Guide – $390
  • 3 Climbers with 1 Guide – $275