Forbidden Peak 8,815'

Forbidden Peak is perhaps one of the most popular peaks in the North Cascades. With three prominent sweeping ridges, North, West and East. There is good reason why this peak has been included in the 50 Classic Climbs in North America. Join us for a demanding yet rewarding climb of any of the three ridges on Forbidden Peak!

North Ridge

Summer, Fall | 3 days

The quintessential alpine route, the North Ridge of Forbidden offers everything imaginable! A strenuous approach, climbing up and over a col, tough glacier travel and a rock ridge leading to the summit. This seldom climbed route is one of the best that the North Cascades has    …trip details

West Ridge

Summer | 3 days

Come and find out for yourself why this climb is one of the 50 classics in North America!  Our first day of this program we will hike in to the popular Boston Basin to set up our camp.  We will depart camp early the next morning and ascend up to the West Ridge Notch as we    …trip details

East Ridge

Summer, Fall | 3 days

The East Ridge of Forbidden Peak starts with a strenuous approach and is rewarded by great climbing with tons of exposure and a dramatic summit. This climb is typically done as a multi-day trip to the area while climbing several other objectives in the Boston Basin area.    …trip details

Torment-Forbidden Traverse

Summer, Fall | 3 days

Experts only please! The Torment Forbidden Ridge traverse is spectacular and should be on most advanced climbers must do list!  This route climbs both Torment and Forbidden peaks while throwing in a mile of exposing ridge line traversing.   We will approach the climb from    …trip details

Four Day Mixed Alpine Climbers Seminar

Summer, Fall | 4 days

Our four day trip to Boston Basin or Eldorado is recommended for people who want to experience the full gamut of classic alpine climbing. Both areas have a number of peaks and routes such as Sharkfin Tower, Sahale Peak, Dorado Needle and the well known Forbidden Peak.    …trip details

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