Climbing Mount Rainier and/or 5 Volcanoes in Washington State

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Team Asha's signature training program for WA Climbs

We are closed for registrations now. If you missed it, hope to see you next year!

Guiding + Service Cost: $1450

Fundraising Goal: $1500(1+)

Skill/Fitness Needs: High Endurance Basic Climb(2)(3+)

  • June 22:
    • Start early from Seattle, drive to Paradise (6000 Ft)
    • Submit proof of registration, get ready and start hiking
    • Reach upper base camp (Ingraham Flats at 11,200 Ft) by evening
    • Setup Camp. Dinner
  • June 23:
    • Rest Day, practice more snow skills
    • Hydrate, eat and sleep early
    • Wake up 11 pm, Gear-up and start climbing by mid-night
  • June 24:
    • Summit early morning, enjoy the moment! (Summit 14,411 Ft)
    • Climb down to base camp
  • June 25:
    • Pack up tents & climb down all the way to Paradise, drive back to Seattle

Guiding + Service Cost: $2275

Fundraising Goal: $2000(1++)

Skill/Fitness Needs: High Endurance Basic Climb(2)(3+)

  • Day -1:
    • Drive from Seattle to Marble Mountain Sno-Park.
    • Set up tents in the parking lot
    • Dinner
  • Day 1: 12 miles, 5000’ Gain
    • Pack up tents
    • Get geared, hike to summit
    • Hydrate, eat along the way
    • Climb down, drive back to Seattle

(1+) In case the registered participant cannot attend this objective hike, s/he shall pledge to raise a minimum of $1000. This will be waived for documented medical emergencies only. No exceptions.
(1++) In case the registered participant cannot attend this objective hike, s/he shall pledge to raise a minimum of $1500. This will be waived for documented medical emergencies only. No exceptions.
(2) The participant/athlete should commit to train and be ready for 4 mile trail at a pace of 2 mph with a gain of 3000 feet in a day and with a 30 lb-backpack on them.

(3+) The participant/athlete should also train to be able to hike about 14 miles in a day at a pace of 2 mph with a total gain of 7000 feet wearing a 40 lb-backpack at the start of the day. The following day, the participant should be recovered to do (2)
(4) Does not apply here.
(5) Does not apply here.
(6) Above timeline is subject to change depending on the weather considerations.
(7) The route selection is solely decided by our guiding partner depending on the snow conditions on the mountain and that may be deem necessary based on hazard evaluations considered for the trip.

    1. Express your interest in climbing Rainier by sending an email to us, if you haven't submitted the google form earlier mentioning the same.
    2. On Feb 8, join us for this hike, we expect to be done with this trail in 6 hours but might take 7-8 hours depending on the group. More details to follow a few days before this eval hike.

    3. After the eval hike on Feb 8, you will know if you have been selected or not.
    4. If selected, pay the 'Guiding + Service Fees' via <venmo @ https://venmo.com/miyaradv> or <zelle using email: accounts@MiyarAdventures.com> and forward the confirmation to payment-receipts@ashanet.org with the name of the mountain(s) you wish to climb to receive a code to register for the climbs on Miyar Adventures' website. The registration codes will be sent within 24 hours in the order the request is received. If we receive more payments than we can accommodate; Miyar has agreed to refund you.
    5. Follow these links for your respective climb and only select the date mentioned above:
    6. Select one of the following dates to register for Snow Skills. This is mandatory for all:

      The registration codes will be sent after Feb 15 for all those who completed steps 1 & 2

      • April 11
      • April 12
      • April 18
      • April 19
      • April 26
    7. Fill out the liability and commitment form, sent separately after above steps are complete (to be filled before Feb 25)
    8. Join for the classroom session on Feb 18th evening to learn about the training plan and other details.
    9. Training hikes to start from Feb 29
  • Includes permits for Baker climb and an experience trip to Mount Adams
  • Includes Stoves/Cook kits, tents (Baker trip only), group climbing equipment, guide services
  • Includes Pre-trip Planning/Information session on packing & gear
  • Includes Backpacking, mountaineering, and general outdoor safety skills
  • Includes one-day instructional day learning skills on a snow slope
  • Includes $75 service fee per mountain that goes to Asha for replenishing emergency gear, t-shirts and permit fee for your training hikes/climbs.
    Note: This service fee is $150 for Mount Rainier as the permit fees is higher for this climb.
  • Does not include Mount Rainier Climbing Cost Recovery Fee (Mount Rainier NP Annual Climbing Fee)
  • Does not include transportation
  • Does not include tents for a trip to Mount Adams
  • Does not include lunch, snacks or dinner
  • Does not include gratuities for guides
  • Does not account towards your fundraising goal.