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Any programs like Mountaineers.org offers in WA?

Postby ayush » Thu Sep 07, 2017 1:22 am

Mountaineers.org offers some year long programs that teach a wide range of mountaineering and alpine skills over the course of an year, which includes several trips too. Here's an example:

https://www.mountaineers.org/about/bran ... attle-2018

Does anyone know if there is a similar organization in CA? All I find are private outfits that have 3-day or 5-day courses.
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Re: Any programs like Mountaineers.org offers in WA?

Postby beean » Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:28 am

"The course includes 5 lectures and 7 field trips plus readings."

I think that any guiding agency could cobble that together if you wanted it. You might even learn the same during a couple of days one on one with a guide, spread out through the seasons.
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Re: Any programs like Mountaineers.org offers in WA?

Postby Jesus Malverde » Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:45 pm

ayush wrote:Does anyone know if there is a similar organization in CA?

Yush,
If you are in Northern California, you could try these guys.
SIERRA MOUNTAINEERING CLUB @ Meetup
https://www.meetup.com/sierramountaineeringclub/

If you are in Southern California, you could try the California Mountaineering Club:
http://californiamountaineer.net/

I know very little about either of these groups. Others on this forum might have info/experiences with them. Maybe someone else will jump in here..
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