Come climb the steeper mountains of the world with SaLT. Alpine climbing is the perfect combination of rock and/or ice climbing & mountain climbing in a wilderness setting.  Leave the crowds behind and step deep into mountains.  We pride ourself in finding the perfect objective for you.  From your own state to the far reaches of the world, we are sure to find a climb that meets your demands.  A big objective is a great motivator for putting on the running shoes or biking helmet to stay in shape throughout the year.

Alpine Climbing

Example Itinerary for Mt Harvard:

Day 1: Meet in Buena Vista in the morning for an equipment check & then head to the trailhead.  A four hour hike will take us to our basecamp.

Day 2: An alpine start (4AM) will give us the time we need to reach the summit and return to our basecamp.

Day 3: Have a nice breakfast and hike back to the trialhead for showers and a comfy bed.

Ascending above 14K’  Denali, Alaska

Ecuador, South America
North Cascades, Washington
Dates: Not taking bookings at this time.   
Max Climber/Guide Ratio: 2:1
Objectives: 100% customizable during our time together.
Questions: mark@saltmountaineering.com
Price: Salt does not hold the needed permits issued by 
the National Park to conduct commercial services.  mailto:smileymark@gmail.comshapeimage_8_link_0

Example Itinerary:

Day 1: Meet at the Seattle Airport & use the afternoon to pack & prepare for our objective.

Day 2: Wake early to hike in and establish a high camp,  Spend the afternoon going over climbing techniques and skills.

Day 3: An alpine start will give us the time we need to reach the summit and return to our basecamp.

Day 4: Hike out and fly out in the evening.

Photo Index (left to right):

*The lower portion of the Kautz on Mt Rainier, WA

*Half way along the traverse between Mt Torment & Mt Forbidden.

*Pulling the crux moves of that same traverse as above.

*Ice climbing practice in a crevasse on Ingraham Glacier.  Mt Rainier, WA


Colorado Fourteeners
Dates: Not taking bookings at this time.      
Max Climber/Guide Ratio: 6:1
Objectives: 100% customizable during our time together.
Questions: mark@saltmountaineering.com
Price: Salt does not hold the needed permits issued 
by the National Park to conduct commercial services.  mailto:smileymark@gmail.comshapeimage_13_link_0

Example Itinerary for three peaks in 8 days:

Day 1: Fly into Quito late in the evening.

Day 2: Travel to the basecamp town of Illiniza Norte & Sur & prep for the trek in.

Day 3: Hike into the hut on Illiniza, and summit Norte.

Day 4: Summit day for Sur and out.

Day 5: Rest and recoup in town of Ambato, near

the base of Chimborazo.

Day 6: Drive to the hut of Chimborazo.

Day 7: Summit day, and return to Quito.

Day 8: Fly back home on a morning flight.

Ecuador, South America
Dates: Any days between July 6 & Oct 31, 2009       
Max Climber/Guide Ratio: 2:1
Objectives: 100% customizable during our time together.
Questions: mark@saltmountaineering.com
Price: Dependent on number of days & climbers in the groupmailto:smileymark@gmail.comshapeimage_16_link_0
Peru, South America
Click here to go to the main Peru page where all climbers can find a trip to suit their skill level.Peru_Climbing_Mountaineering_Cordillera_Blanca_Guided_Trip.html

Photo Index (left to right):

*A ‘Karen’ helps mark the way in Peru’s beautiful landscape.

*The low elevation of their home town in Phoenix & Philadelphia did not hold Beth, John & Justin from enjoying the thin air at 17,500 feet.

*Ascending the final steep section of snow on Shaqsha.

  heart-pumping crevasse crossing on Cotopaxi at 18K’

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