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2018 Course Schedule:

Course Application:

Due November 30th

Bellingham Basic Course Fee:
Members $625
Non-Members $800

This program lasting approximately 6 months can only be done at this price because our instructors are kind enough to volunteer their time. Click here to see what the money goes to.

Mountaineers Membership:
Adult $75
Student $48
Family (2 Adults) $130

Important Note: The course will hold a mandatory rock climbing field trip in Canada.

The Bellingham Mountaineering Basic Course will teach you the skills needed to safely get on top of higher ground via rock, snow, and glacier travel. Some of the things you will learn are: How to evaluate weather, alpine hazards, and snow conditions, advanced alpine first aid, equipment selection and use, climbing knots, rope management, navigation, route-finding, basic avalanche terrain evaluation, basic rock climbing techniques, basic snow and glacier travel techniques AND MORE! Apply to improve your skills and build your knowledge and confidence in the great outdoors. Not only do you have access to amazing local instructors, but you get to test your skills on awesome field trips to incredible local recreation sites.

Questions? Contact Our Amazing Course Coordinator
Minda Paul -