Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Expedition and Course Availability

EXPEDITIONS

      AMS provides and amazing opportunity for students of mountaineering to travel with and learn from engaging, personable professionals with world-class climbing experience. It truly is a banquet of information and experience for those interested in learning.   S. Kennedy, Denali 2012


Denali, West Buttress
May 10 - May 30     2 spaces available, Guided by Larry Holmgren
May 13 - June 2       4 spaces available, Guided by Todd Tumolo
May 20 - June 9       5 spaces available, Guided by Nate Opp
May 25 - June 14     6 spaces available
May 27 - June 16     5 spaces available, Guided by Mark Postle
June 3 - June 23       1 space available, Guided by Todd Passey
June 10 - June 30     FULL, Guided by Mike Hamill (waiting list available)
June 14 - July 4        5 spaces available
June 17 - July 7        5 spaces available
June 23 - July 13      6 spaces available
June 27 - July 17      3 spaces available, Guided by Rob Gowler
21 Days, $6800, 6 climbers: 2-3 guides

Denali, Upper West Rib
June 7 - June 27,    3 spaces available
21 Days, $7900, 4 climbers: 2 guides

Foraker, Sultana Ridge, Guided by Melis Coady
May 17 - June 2,   1 space available  
17 Days, $6800, 4 climbers: 2 guides

MOUNTAINEERING COURSES


Twelve Day Mountaineering
 9 students, 2-3 instructors, $2950
April 22 - May 3
May 7 -18
June 4 - 15
July  -20
August 3 -14
September 1-12


Fifteen Day Mountaineering
  ~A new course that combines flying into and hiking out of the Alaska Range!
 9 students, 2-3 instructors, $3300
July 9 - 23, 8 spaces left

Six Day
9 students, 2-3 instructors, $2150
April 28 - May 3
May 14 - 19
June 18 -23
July 21 -26
August 18 -23
September 2 -7

Advanced Mountaineering  ~We only take six students on this course and it does fill up!
 6 students, 2 instructors, $3500
May 1 - 12

Mountain Guides Course ~ A great step to help launch your guiding career.

We offer this course every few years and would like to offer it again. Please contact the office if you are interested in this excellent instructional course.

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This 12-day course provides an excellent opportunity to learn how to guide clients on Alaskan expeditions and how to teach a mountaineering progression to students.  The course accomplishes this goal in a challenging and remote glaciated environment.  Alaska’s mountains are uncompromising and they present unique demands to the mountaineer. This course provides a platform to launch a career in big mountain guiding.

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